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I have one red light flashing on my xbox 360. how can i fix it?

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Ok first
- take apart your xbox
-then take out the board
- then take off heat exsorbers in the back and replace them cause there worthless
(replace them with 8 pennies but 4 sets of 2 wraped in electrical tape and then put thermal paste down and let them stick
-then take the X clamps off
-then take off the cpu and cooling rod
-then take goo gone with a little bit of viniger with a cue tip and clean the 3 chips it was sitting on
- then take some thermal paste and slightly rub a litttle on just a small layer
-then put the cpu and cooling rod back on
- make sure everything is put together right
-then turn on ur xbox
-if it dosnt work right away keep it on so it gets a little bit of heat so it makes the thermel paster stay and stick
-then you should have ur xbox up and runin
And if a 15 year old can do it im pretty sure u can to
Tools you will need
-tork screw dirvers
-flathead optinal
-thermal paste
-pennies
-electrical tape
-goo gone
-viniger
-cue tip

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If you have a hard drive, clearing the cache might resolve the one red light error. Also, you can try to remove the hard drive and power on the Xbox 360 Console without the hard drive to see if the red light will still occur. If it doesn't appear it is the hard drive causing the error and needs replacement, if it does flash the red light still, it is a hardware failure in your Xbox already.

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turn it on and wrap it with 2 towels for 20 minutes(the idea is to overheat it), then unrap the towels and let it cool down for 20 minutes. Then, walla it works.

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SOURCE: what does 2 flashing red light mean on an xbox 360?

2 red lights is the overheating error, you will need to try and dust out the console, or what you can do is send it in to get it fixed or use a good guide to fix it

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