Inside the 360


Disclaimer: Attempting any of these techniques will void the warranty on your Xbox 360. I will not be responsible for your attempt to fix your Xbox yourself. All information on this site is to be used at your own risk. Also DO NOT lick a steel pole if temperature below Zero, it is very dangerous!


Basics - FAQ

  Links to some of the sites that I cross-referenced before taking my 360 apart. I would alway suggest never trusting one source, but read over many before beginning.  

360 Repair Sites

The Llamma - Basic Info, Repair and Mod guides for the 360.
AnandTech - Tear down walk thru.

TROD Errors

X Clamp Fix - Remounting of the Heatsinks to stop/repair heat warpage to the main board.
12 Cent Fix - This fix uses 3 pennies glued to each of the 4 RAM chips to keep them seated.

E74 Error

Towel Fix - Using a bath towel to make the 360 overheat, forcing the chip(s) to seat.
15 Penny Fix - I used this fix and tweaked it to cut down to 12 pennies and added a shroud extention.

Error Codes

There are several sites that give the 360's Error Codes and all are very simillar.
Xbox Scene
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