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Okay I have replaced the x clamps wth screws and washers, cleaned all paste, put new paste back in and the fans start then stop and two rd lights on xbox and the power cord is either orange or red..please help

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  • krazykendall Feb 06, 2010

    I have taken it apart three of four times to make sure i did it right. When i put back together it powers up green light flashing, then turns to red two lights and the light on the power cord turns yellow an fans are off...I have not put it back in the plastic case for ventilation. The washers are there I will try your suggestions am just frusturated..



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1st check that all the washers are still in place.
2nd when you screw the motherboard back to the chassis, tighten all the screws up then release them all by one full turn, if it still goes to overheat, loosen the screws by another turn, this problem usually arises when the motherboard is not screwed in exactly level, sometimes the screws that you use to do the xclamp mod with are slightly too thick which causes the board to bow in the middle, loosening the chassis screws off usually helps.
The red light on your power brick means its overheating, clean away any dust and give it more ventilation.
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    damonumber5 Feb 08, 2010

    I figure that because you have re -posted that you still have the same problem, if that solution has not worked it must be a problem with the tollerances on the cpu (the large heatsink) what I would suggest is that you put the xclamp back on to this one but leave the mod on the gpu(small heatsink) this needs to be done with a bit of gentle persuation but will go on with a bit of pushing, on the xclamp itself there is a cut out about 2-3 mm long, that needs to be pointing to the right.

    Let me know if this works or not.



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