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RROD and no fan

Discussion in 'Xbox 360' started by kyzer666, May 24, 2012.

  1. kyzer666

    kyzer666 Member

    Aug 25, 2008
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    just bought an xbox from a private seller for £5 with RROD, however after getting it home and plugging in, it would appear no power is going to the console, the fans start up breifly and then nothing just 3 red lights, i have removed xclamps but still none the wiser, ive had a look around but found no difinitive answer for this problem, can anyone help? or was it a waste of a fiver lol
    thanks in advance.
  2. Eisherz

    Eisherz Active member

    Nov 28, 2006
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    If the drive is still good it definitely wasn't a waste of a fiver (and if you got the PSU and/or any more stuff with it, it was a damn sweet deal). I wouldn't try to fix the RROD though (by the way, you describe the normal symptomes of a RROD), because they tend to reappear. I'd try getting a box with the same drive brand and a defective drive and simply flash the drive from the RROD console with the firmware from the defective drive (or flash the key and LT).

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