old xenon over heating

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  1. nukeboy95
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    my old xenon is over heating in this heat wave im having


    is there any free short term fix
     
  2. Foxi4

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    A fan next to it, if you have a fan.

    Overheating can't be "fixed" without "monetary input". Thermal grease, thermal glue or copper shims cost money, y'see. :P

    The best you can do is store the console in a cooler place, make sure that the fans are clean and rotating fine and that there's enough space for the intake/exhaust, and you should be doing that already anyways.
     
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    I forgot
    I remember a friend of mine had this old mini fridge that was broken, it only got down to about 60°F so he stored his 360 and his PS3 in there lol.
     
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    even just a fan for the room , y'know a big 15 inch fan,
     
  5. nukeboy95
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    i tryed that

    it still 80-85 with the fan on
     
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    stick it in the fridge xD

    you tried vacuuming the fans out good making sure they spin freely ?
     
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    lol


    i dust my xbox fans every few week
     
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    Set the fans to 100% if you haven't done that already.
    Stick some extra fans to the 360 if you haven't done that already.

    Xenons are always overheating so you're basically trying to put a forest fire out with a squirtgun.
     
  9. thegame07

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    Sometimes putting a fan next to electrical equipment that produces heat can be a bad thing, It can interrupt the airflow or even blow hot air back into the system. I'm not sure if it will have a negative effect for the 360 though,