If you face the Xbox 360 Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) error, and you want to know how to fix Xbox 360 yourself.
In basically, I would like to tell you the overheating is the major cause to break your Graphics Processing Unit (GPU). It is the cause of mother board in console fails. The overheating will affect to the flexing clamp loose at the board.
In the beginning of Xbox 360 had launched in 2005, the Xbox 360 had released and all consoles have warranty period about 90 days. And the Xbox 360 which are over 90 days warranty, that are charged $140-$150 for Xbox 360 GPU fix at manufactory or repair center. After that, the Microsoft extended the warranty period in July 2007.
The problem in the Xbox 360 design is the ventilation system. The GPU on the motherboard will get looses the soldering when the console is too hot by overheating. You will see 3 red lights are flashing on the Xbox 360 and this stop your Xbox console.
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Firstly, slowly disassemble the Xbox case. You will see some grayed out holes and small rectangular holes, use screwdriver to poke it, remove the faceplate, remove latch up on the DVD drive. Take the Xbox 360 case off.
Secondly, remove the motherboard, unplug all cords and you can take out the DVD drive. After that, disassemble the cooling fan out of the case.
Thirdly, in this step please be carefully. Gently remove the X-clamp which is under the heat sink, unscrew heat sink and get CPU and GPU.
Fourthly, clean the CPU and GPU by using the Silver thermal compound that can be found easily in the computer hardware store.
Finally, assemble them all, restart again, if the Xbox 360 is still error you have 2 options to fix it.
Send Xbox 360 console to Microsoft, pay about $150 if the Xbox is over warranty period and wait for 1-2 months.
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