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Xbox 360 Ring Of Death Repair Guide

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by hotboy2111, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. hotboy2111

    hotboy2111 Regular Member

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    My 360 just gave me the ring of death and my three yr warranty is up. Does any one have a Red ring of death repair manual, I would really appreciate the share.

    Thanks:)
     
  2. wowhaxor

    wowhaxor Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Check out any torrent/ddl site on the internet. This stuff is everywhere since it was so popular as cb ebooks/vids like a year ago.
     
  3. godmonkee

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    The first thing I always check when I get the red ring of death is what is the cause of it, and the only one I do know offhand is take out the av cable switch on the xbox and see if the lights go back green if they do it's the av part of your xbox. I f it doesn't then it's something else obviously, there is a whole coded system to the red rings to determin what it is, but the one I have just mentioned is usually the main cause I have come across.

    Hope that helps
    Godmonkee
     
  4. Jared255

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    3 rings = internal error which is why people never complaint about 1, 2 or 4 rings. Fun xbox fact for the day...
     
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    godmonkee Regular Member

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    See you learn something new everyday.
     
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    Go do a search on youttube there are some great videos out there that sure you how to fix it
     
  7. boro

    boro Regular Member Premium Member

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    If you have not opened it or flashed it microsoft will repair it free.
    Failing that I am just about to upload some repair stuff for you to mediafire
    virustotal
    Code:
    http://www.virustotal.com/analisis/72dc5d3d46d24e8b6741324de2e66f7e4cf6ac3d50f8602f5132c4b9105705ef-1250194807
    There you go
    Code:
    http://www.mediafire.com/?sharekey=8a2792c203131dddd956df2962098fcbd3097a405842d7b1d9ecd7d091ba63d2
     
  8. cskgsquad

    cskgsquad Registered Member

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    They won't repair it for free out of warranty though... it's $99.
     
  9. hotboy2111

    hotboy2111 Regular Member

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    Im sorry I didnt see anything in the link...And thanks everybody I didnt know about the 1,2, and 4 ring either! And yeah my 3 yr warranty is up so they want to charge $99
     
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    Its free in uk or it was we just searched google for it and rang whichever number .They sent ups to pick it up and it was back within the week. :confused:

    Just had a quick look online and they added a 3 year extension to it I guess ours was inside of that time frame sorry
     
  11. hawke

    hawke Power Member

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    Just wrap it in a towel, and stuff it in a dresser drawer while it's on, it'll fix itself

    True story, towel trick ;)
     
  12. CyrusVirus

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    wrap it up in a blanket while its on for an hour. and turn it off. let it cool down, then turn it back on. it should work
     
  13. tonlilaz

    tonlilaz Executive VIP Premium Member

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    they fixed ours for free even though our warranty had expired.......just go to their help center...they pay for postage and even send you a mailing box
     
  14. soccerelvn

    soccerelvn BANNED BANNED

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    I fix xboxs at work everyday, its pretty easy to do. I can fix one now in about 20 minutes with 8 screws 16 thick nylon washers and a torx driver. Just get those xclamps off let it cook itself and then put it all back together.

    Oh and don't do the "towel trick" its probably the worst myth ever. All the towel trick does is heat the xbox to the point of over heat where the x clamps can flex the board and reconnect the chips with the heat sinks. The problem is that after a period of not playing and everything has time to cool down, expect for the heat sinks to lift off again due to the fact that the x clamps push straight up from the center of the processor and does not equally distribute pressure.

    Just get those X Clamps off and replace them with screws and washers, best thing you can do at this point unless you have a reflow station on hand :)
     
  15. hawke

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    Yeah, don't try the towel trick, I was being sarcastic ;)
     
  16. justone

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    As far as I remember Microsoft had extended their warranty for these cases!
    Make sure you call customer support before touching anything of it as it voids any warranty.
     
  17. shanewang

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    Check on youtube
     
  18. buzzin

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    Same happened to me last week, had it 2 and half years but i flashed the firmware the first week i had it so know chance of sending it back to MS.

    Gonna do the xclamp mod when i get the chance

    good luck mate :)
     
  19. jacko999

    jacko999 Newbie

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    i tried using the rrod fix pro by team Xecuter failed to work as it was opened when i recieved it. im gonna try send it back to ms and see what they say if they ask i bought it off ebay like tht wasnt aware ;)