Xbox 360 Top Vent Replacement
Top vent replacement.
- Author: Walter Galan
- Difficulty: Moderate
Use this guide to remove the gray plastic top vent from your Xbox 360.
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Step 1 — Top Vent ¶
The top vent is secured to the console via clips. The first two clips are located underneath the top vent closest to the faceplate, as shown in the pictures.
Step 2 ¶
Insert the flat end of a spudger into the small gaps previously mentioned to release the clips.
Step 3 ¶
Step 4 ¶
To release the clips, work from the middle of the top vent.
While slightly lifting the front edge of the top vent, use the tip of a spudger to push the clips closest to the center of the top vent towards the inside of the console.
Step 5 ¶
Use the tip of your spudger to release the clip on the top vent nearest the back of the Xbox's upper case.
Step 6 ¶
Use the tip of your spudger to release the clip on the top vent nearest the back of the Xbox.
Remove the top vent from the 360.