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Xbox 360

Xbox 360 Red Ring of Death Fix Kit

45 minutes - 1 hour

Difficult

My Problem

RROD

My Fix

Repair was easy enough, just followed the directions. May want to watch a video or 2 on the X clips, pretty easy to destroy the whole motherboard if you screw this part up.

My Advice

The whole process was pretty easy. To do the reflow, instead of initially heating the board with the heat gun, I put it in the oven at 200 degrees for 10 min to uniformly heat the board before I started; it's not too hot to hurt anything. From there I heated each of the chips with the heat gun on high for about 4 minutes total and then let the motherboard sit for about an hour.

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Heat Gun

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T3 Torx Screwdriver

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iFixit Opening Tool

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Arctic Silver ArctiClean

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Xbox 360 Red Ring of Death Fix Kit

$29.99

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