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Weird noise/no gameplay

On my xbox 360 a wierd noise comes out of it when ever i try to turn it on or try to play the discs.(Note: My xbox 360 is functional)

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  • petertracey Mar 18, 2008

    Hi xbox 360 making loud noise and won't load discs why?

  • petertracey Mar 18, 2008

    xbox 360 making a noise and won't load, please help, Tracey

  • Michael Lake
    Michael Lake May 11, 2010

    Do you have a cooling system on your 360? Either way, you may just have dust in the cooling fans. Try to clean them out. If your console is functional, than it should be just fine.

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You could have an internal hardware issue.

Posted on Mar 23, 2008

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