Xbox 360 Motherboard Replacement

Prerequisite Only

Prerequisite Only

Please note that this guide is only a prerequisite for other guides.

This guide is an internal prereq.

Edit Step 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

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  • Use the flat end of a spudger to release the clips securing the RF module shield along the top and the left edge of the RF module.

  • It may be easier to use your fingernail to release the clips from the RF module.

  • Remove the RF module shield from the console.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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  • Remove three 5.6 mm T8 Torx screws securing the RF module to the metal chassis.

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  • Grasp the RF module and lift it straight up to disconnect it from its socket on the motherboard.

  • Remove the RF module from the console.

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  • Remove the following screws securing the motherboard to the metal casing:

    • Nine gold 11 mm T10 Torx screws.

    • Eight black 5.6 mm T8 Torx screws.

  • If you are reassembling your Xbox 360 after installing the Red Ring of Death Fix Kit, the eight T8 Torx screws circled in orange are not reused.

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  • Turn the Xbox over, being careful not to let the motherboard fall out of the chassis.

  • Lift the motherboard assembly from its front edge.

  • Be careful not to damage the sockets as you rotate the motherboard away from the metal casing.

  • Remove the motherboard assembly from the metal casing.

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

For more information, check out the Xbox 360 device page.

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for whatever reason the T8 screws holding the RF receiver on my unit were torqued on pretty hard. almost impossible to get off. IS taking the RF off really necessary?

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