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360 still not working

Asalamoalikom shah sahib!
where was red light on my 360 i try 2 fix it , now i try 2 heat up my console but GPU & CPU is not heating up .
i pluged in last 3 hours
plz help me

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Did u used a heatgun . use one it work for me

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How to fix Red Ring of *****


You will need an x clamp kit to fix it. If you had taken all of the thermal paste off the cpu and gpu and tried to run it, you might have caused permanent damage that can not be fixed. You can try again. One of the reasons you get the ring of death is the solder joints under the cpu and gpu come apart from heat. The heat will melt the solder and the board will flex away from the chips.

Sep 17, 2015 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Power


Thanks for your question. To fix the 3 red lights what you will need to do is stop the heat getting to the GPU and the CPU and to do this you can use a good Xbox 360 Repair guide or of course you can send it in to microsoft.

Jan 23, 2013 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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I resently got new screws and washers and cleaned up the CPU and GPU and put new thermal paste on them. I put my xbox 360 back together and turn the power on and it works for like maybe 2 minutes then just...


2 red lights denotes a heating issue. The CPU or GPU could be getting too hot. Another issue could be that the heat sinks are not making good enough contact with the CPU/GPU. Since you said you put washers onto the xbox, try tightening the screws a half turn each, and see if that solves it. If it doesn't, you may need to reapply the thermal paste and try again.

Jan 16, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Has 3 red blinking lights


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Red Ring of Death: Red Flashing XBOX 360 Lights Explained Common Xbox 360 Red Ring Errors The XBOX has a reported 54.2% failure rate which makes the XBOX 360 gaming consoles' worst "lemon" to date. If you find yourself with the red flashing lights error, --> lg.php?category_id=15&content_type=article&content_type_id=2663399&key_page=682482001924178892&site_id=1&bannerid=11791&campaignid=3153&zoneid=23&loc=1&referer=http%3a%2f%2fwww.associatedcontent.com%2farticle%2f2663399%2fred_ring_of_death_red_flashing_xbox.html%3fcontent_type%3darticle%26content_type_id%3d2663399&cb=8da55f49a0 follow this guide to try and pinpoint the problem with your XBOX 360.

1 Red Ring = Serious Hardware Failure
I f your XBOX 360 has a 1 red flashing light error, you're more than likely in big trouble. The 1 flashing red ring of light can be due to GPU or CPU failure, RAM overheating, a DVD drive error, or some serious problem with your Xbox 360's internal components. The most common 1 flashing red ring lights error is the E74 error. The E74 error is no easy fix for the Xbox 360 and usually has to be repaired by the manufacturer [though some have managed to repair it with the heat gun trick - but be careful]

2 Red Rings = Overheating
Mostly all red flashing lights on the Xbox 360 rings are due to overheating in some way or other, but the 2 red rings singles out overheating as the main issue. When doing the X-Clamp fix the 2 red rings are required to fix the Xbox 360 by overheating the CPU. If you get this Xbox 360 error without doing the X-Clamp fix, you probably just need to let your Xbox 360 cool down for a few hours. Make sure that all vents aren't blocked off and that your Xbox fans are working properly in order to repair this problem.

3 Red Rings = Basic Hardware Failure
The most common error on the Xbox 360 is the 3 red rings - also known as the Red Rings of Death (RRoD). This flashing lights problem is the main cause of Xbox 360's 54.2% failure rate. The 3 red flashing lights can be due to lots of different errors but is mainly due to the X-Clamps in your Xbox 360 and overheating. Fortunately, lots of people were able to fix this issue using the X-Clamp and heat gun fix. Follow this list of error codes to find out the real issue with the 3 red rings because there are quite a few of them.

Jan 07, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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XBOX 360 makes a buzzing sound over the tv then freezes


The freeze ups normally happen before the red lights of doom and they are caused by the GPU and the CPU getting too hot and the soldering snaps off so they lose connection.

If you stop the heat build up you will be fine.

You can do this yourself using a good repair guide or you can send it in and they will fix it for you.

2 Red lights

2 red lights is overheating, try giving it a dust out and if this does not work you will need to stop the heat build up inside.

To do this you can send it in or use a good Xbox 360 Repair guide to fix it.

Jan 17, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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3 red lights


3 red lights on the Xbox 360 is the most common error and it means "General Hardware failure. To fix this you need to stop the amount of heat that the GPU and the CPU is taking.

To do this you can use the recommended guide that has been on the market for 3 years or you can send it in.

Jan 08, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Three flashing red lights


If you have the 3 red lights this is because the GPU and the CPU have heat up you need to stop the heat, you can send it in to do this or you can fix it with a good repair guide

Dec 24, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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My xbox has the red ring of death,how do i fix it?


If you get Red Ring of Death you need to first check how may red rings are you getting and do you see any error message on screen with red ring or the console does not start at all

When there is a general hardware failure. While this can be caused by any part(or lack thereof) on the 360, the general cause is from excessive heat, which stresses the solder joints on the CPU and GPU

What Do The Red Light Errors Mean?
  • 1 light means you have had general hardware failure. If you to send it in to get it repaired, without a warranty would cost. Not to mention it can take up to a month for you to get your system back.
  • 2 lights mean your console is over heating---TURN IT OFF NOW TO AVOID SERIOUSLY DAMAGING YOUR SYSTEM!
  • 3 lights also mean general hardware failure.
  • 4 lights simply mean there is a problem with the AV cable. Check the connection and replace if necessary.
basically when you get a RRoD you can try cleaning the connection point of your AV cable but if it does not work please send it to MS Support for repairs, i had 3 Red light problem and with error message E74 i send it Microsoft Support as my console was under warranty

Nov 19, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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GPU & CPU IS NOT HEATING UP


try using a industrial blower heatgun it work for me

Aug 15, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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