The slim edition of the classic Xbox 360 with a 250GB HDD and built-in Wi-Fi. Repair requires intricate prying and special tools.

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One flashing red light and shuts off immediately

Just cleaned the heat sync and reassembled the console but it (as it did before the cleaning) turns on, flashes a red dot, and the power supply light just turns orange again and it powers off.

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Yep. Super common problem. Lemme find a video...

I didn't watch it, there's loads of these videos

Study a couple? But this is a temporary fix. You should really remove the chips. Tin the pads. Reball the chips. I'm actually supposed to do this, for this model soon. I'll see if I can make a video...on iFixit...

Ok, so I still haven't watched the first video. Pretty negligent of me. Here's what you need. To reflow the chips. Like this video

However like I said, the reflow is a temporary answer. I will do my best to make a guide for reballing soon, on this model or close to it. @pccheese and I wanna game anyways

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Ok I just did the reset as described in the video and it still shuts off immediately. Might be power supply issues but I have no way to tell at the moment.


You'll have to go in....I mean a hair dryer you should have on hand, and thermal grease is pretty cheap. I think all radio shacks are closed..obviously there's eBay..I heart Walmart actually, has this kine stuff


Just tried a replacement power supply and that didn't work either.


Ok, lemme edit my answer...


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