Official 360 Repair {Help} Thread (ALL TOPICS INVOLVING HW FAILURE IN HERE PLEASE)

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 9 years ago '04        #1001
K i n g R 926 
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not sure wats up wit the system..got 2 red lights earlier (right after i dl skate 2 pack early today)..didnt play previous to that..left the system off for hours..still 2 red lights.. :sad5:
 03-29-2009, 11:06 AM         #1002
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that means its overheating

once you get 3 red lights that ish is dead

1 red light is "e74" some hardware failure
 9 years ago '04        #1003
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So i turn my XBOX on today and i get one red light in the bottom right corner, i've unplugged everything, taken out the HDD and tried it without and it still has the light, only thing i havent tried is swapping the AC adapter as that might be faulty. Rang xbox support and since it is out of warranty i'ma have to pay nearly £100 f**k that, anybody else ever had this E-47 problem?
 04-02-2009, 10:34 AM         #1004
helghastxmfdpwn  OP
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my xbox got it, I tried the penny trick and the towel trick... nothing work. Though, I'm going to eventually call up MS and tell them it's a 3RL so I don't have to pay anything. f**k that.

Also, since the NXE, there's been a rise in the number of 360's with the E74


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 9 years ago '04        #1005
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 helghastxmfdpwn said:
my xbox got it, I tried the penny trick and the towel trick... nothing work. Though, I'm going to eventually call up MS and tell them it's a 3RL so I don't have to pay anything. f**k that.

Also, since the NXE, there's been a rise in the number of 360's with the E74
whats the penny trick and towell trick? and whats the NXE?
 04-03-2009, 08:56 AM         #1006
helghastxmfdpwn  OP
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 Stimulate_uk said:
whats the penny trick and towell trick? and whats the NXE?
the penny trick is this



towel trick is: wrap your 360 in 2-3 towels and leave it running till it overheats. you should get 2RL, then let it cool down and see if it works. NXE is the New Xbox Experience. that stupid f**king dashboard.
 9 years ago '05        #1007
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 helghastxmfdpwn said:
the penny trick is this



towel trick is: wrap your 360 in 2-3 towels and leave it running till it overheats. you should get 2RL, then let it cool down and see if it works. NXE is the New Xbox Experience. that stupid f**king dashboard.
why not just do an x-clamp...its better than the towel trick...besides the towel trick only causes more damage to the system...
 9 years ago '05        #1008
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Yesterday, I was trying to watch some movies on the 360 in my room and the screen just went black. I kept re-booting and the screen just kept going black. I googled it, and it looked like the GPU had gave out. I was heated because I would have to pay $100 to get it replaced. I was just going to be a brand new Core instead since it would have the better motherboard. Anyway, I go in my room a little earlier, and cut it on.... RROD my n*ggas. I'm hella happy. I don't have to pay these n*ggas sh*t now. It's cool too since I only used that Xbox to stream movies. I got it from my boy in exchange for fixing his f*cked up computer. n*gga gave it to me because the DVD-drive didn't work. Now I'm gettin that sh*t fixed for free n*ggas.


UPDATE: Now this raggedy sh*t wants to work! What the f*ck? Everytime I turned it on it had the RROD but now it wants to work. This sh*t needs to get it over with if it's going to take a dirt nap. Y'all n*ggas better pray that I get the RROD.


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 9 years ago '04        #1009
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Congratulation. Imagine how you gone feel when you get the RROD for the 3rd time....
 9 years ago '05        #1010
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 fmills15 said:
Congratulation. Imagine how you gone feel when you get the RROD for the 3rd time....
Hahaha, don't say that sh*t fam. I just hope this sh*t doesn't rub off and infect my Elite...
 04-17-2009, 02:08 AM         #1011
NYGallday  OP
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lmaoo he happy as s**t
 9 years ago '05        #1012
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F*ckin right! I thought I was about to have to pay to get the GPU fixed. I'd rather get the red lights and have Microsoft fix this raggedy a.ss sh*t.
 04-17-2009, 07:25 AM         #1013
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If you got the RROD send that s**t in anyways. When I first sent my 360 in it would get the RROD only if you had it on for like 5 minutes, it would never do it right off start-up. They still sent me another 360.
 04-17-2009, 07:46 AM         #1014
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there is only one way to avoid this rrod s**t....

get a ps3

seriously though... i had so many issues on this i learned how to fix it. it LITERALLY cost 8 cents to fix. yet microsoft will charge you $100 to send it in if your s**t isnt under warranty. when i learned how to fix it i was buying a bunch of rrod 360's from craigslist for $50, fix them, turn around and resell them for $150. s**t was a cool lil hustle but i eventually got sick as f**k messing with them. luckily i can pick up this hustle anytime i want. with the money made i bought a ps3. jeah.


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 04-17-2009, 07:58 AM         #1015
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 Lord Hater said:
there is only one way to avoid this rrod s**t....

get a ps3

seriously though... i had so many issues on this i learned how to fix it. it LITERALLY cost 8 cents to fix. yet microsoft will charge you $100 to send it in if your s**t isnt under warranty. when i learned how to fix it i was buying a bunch of rrod 360's from craigslist, fix them, turn around and resell them for $150. s**t was a cool lil hustle but i eventually got sick as f**k messing with them. luckily i can pick up this hustle anytime i want. with the money made i bought a ps3. jeah.
ma n*gga! 8 cents to $150 .. that's hustling. :dancingcool:
 04-17-2009, 07:59 AM         #1016
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 Metalzoa said:
ma n*gga! 8 cents to $150 .. that's hustling. :dancingcool:
lol yeah there are 4 computer chips under the mother board. you put some silicone based heat sink lube (ha ha ha i said lube) on the chips and wrap 2 pennies in black tape and place it on the chip. there are 4 chips so.... 8 cents. FIXED! luckily i am not lazy to look into fixing s**t when they break... and being somewhat intelligent helps too. a lot of time people are too lazy to try and figure out how to fix s**t themselves.

found this video that explains the fix



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 04-17-2009, 08:04 AM         #1017
Metalzoa  OP
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^word.

Laziness is a damn shame.
 9 years ago '05        #1018
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 kegar89 said:
If you got the RROD send that s**t in anyways. When I first sent my 360 in it would get the RROD only if you had it on for like 5 minutes, it would never do it right off start-up. They still sent me another 360.
They better not try to bullsh*t me.
 9 years ago '04        #1019
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PS3 >>> 360


f**k a RROD
 04-17-2009, 12:59 PM         #1020
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 younggangsta_s said:
Yesterday, I was trying to watch some movies on the 360 in my room and the screen just went black. I kept re-booting and the screen just kept going black. I googled it, and it looked like the GPU had gave out. I was heated because I would have to pay $100 to get it replaced. I was just going to be a brand new Core instead since it would have the better motherboard. Anyway, I go in my room a little earlier, and cut it on.... RROD my n*ggas. I'm hella happy. I don't have to pay these n*ggas sh*t now. It's cool too since I only used that Xbox to stream movies. I got it from my boy in exchange for fixing his f*cked up computer. n*gga gave it to me because the DVD-drive didn't work. Now I'm gettin that sh*t fixed for free n*ggas.


UPDATE: Now this raggedy sh*t wants to work! What the f*ck? Everytime I turned it on it had the RROD but now it wants to work. This sh*t needs to get it over with if it's going to take a dirt nap. Y'all n*ggas better pray that I get the RROD.
but dont you want that refurbished elite instead? its such a good deal!
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