Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
How to fix red ring of death
The cause of E-74 with one red light Error might be overheating of your console and for
avoiding such error in future you need to put your machine at an open
space. Ensure that it is placed near the window or you can also make
some external arrangement for cooling of console such as cooling the
machine through a pedestal fan.
But as your Xbox already have E74 with one red light Problem which can be solved by only repairing it, no other alternative.
Either you can send your Xbox to Microsoft (Please note that microsoft is no longer providing extended warranty for E74 with one red light Error) and wait for 3-4 weeks. If you don't want to wait for a month, you can also fix E74 with one red light problem with the help of this DIY Video, the guide will explain step by step approach to fix the problem. Choice is yours.
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
1 800 4 my xbox
MS have a recall and repair on this overheating failure
Posted on Jul 14, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Xbox 360 Red Ring Of Death
Only way would be to open up the xbox 360, get the heatsinks off of the board and use a heatgun and reheat the two chips that are underneath the heatsinks that you take off.
Problem with the 360's is that they use crappy solder to put the video chips on the board and the solder underneath breaks apart after a while cause of the heat that is generated by the machine. Reheating the two video chips allows the solder to reflow properly and then you can turn on the machine and get video again.
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
SOURCE: Three Red Lights/Ring of death.
Free fixes? Impossible.
What causes the ROD is a loose processor. You can buy a better part and install it. I believe there should be a YouTube Video on this. There should be parts on eBay.
I hope this helped.
Posted on Apr 01, 2009
SOURCE: Red Ring of Death : 1 Red Light
Well the why part of your question can be answered here - http://www.xbox.com/en-US/search.aspx?keyword=one+red+light
They go into many of the error codes, as to how to fix it without voiding the warranty; If it's under warranty send it in to be fixed, or if you're dying to play right now try the 'towel method' shown here -
Beware- purposefully overheating your xbox 360 may damage your system further.
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Posted on May 30, 2009
just let it cool down,
two red light means that the internal temperature for the console just exceeded..
let it cooldown for a day..
when you use it, make sure there is no appliance near it...
Posted on Jun 27, 2009
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