The Xbox 360 console was one of the first next generation gaming systems to hit the market and with it has come some mind-blowing games like Mass effect, Gears of War , Halo 3 to name a few! However even with its success the Xbox 360 has come with its fair share of problems too.
During its first year out in the market alot of people that bought the console experienced various xbox 360 problems like the dread Red Ring of Death or 3 red ring of light error as well experiencing hardware failure like faulty disc trays that made a scratching noise when reading a game disc.
The most common problem that needed Xbox 360 repair was the three red light error. This error is mainly caused by overheating that can pinpointed to the small size of the system. With the Xbox 360 being small in nature less air is allowed to flow through the system depriving it of sufficient ventilation.
To temporarily avoid this error it is recommended to keep your 360 in a cool place and ensure that is in a location where plenty of air can circulate. It is not advisable to place it next to a heater. Some suggest wrapping a towel around it to make the console overheat and reset itself but these quick fix methods only work for a while and can even sometimes cause further damage.
If you do decide to perform your own Xbox 360 repair then your need a reliable guide that can take you through the steps necessary to fix any xbox 360 error or troubleshoot. Some of these guide are rubbish but there are that have detailed videos and easy to follow instructions that can make it easy for a beginner to start.
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