Hardware Defect?

Discussion in 'Xbox 360 - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by supergamer368, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. supergamer368
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    supergamer368 The guy who randomly started playing the Wii again

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    Whenever I turn my 360 on to play, it says it needs to shut off because of a ventilation error. This prevents me from playing. WHAT DO I DO?!?!?!?
     
  2. lexluth0r

    lexluth0r GBAtemp Regular

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    Sounds like either your 360s vents are dusty and clogged or the thermal compound is drying up either way it needs to be taken apart and cleaned the
     
  3. supergamer368
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    supergamer368 The guy who randomly started playing the Wii again

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    Hmmm... Eh, it's not worth the trouble now that I think about it. I don't have any good games for it.
     
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    lexluth0r GBAtemp Regular

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    Repair it and install a rgh chip
     
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    I've ran a Xenon without fans once, never had that error pop up tbh.

    But yeh, cleaning and replacing thermal paste might be the best solution.