Xbox won't turn on?

Discussion in 'Microsoft Xbox' started by Drud1995, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. Drud1995
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    Hello, I recently picked up a version 1.6 at a local flea market for very cheap. The problem lies in the fact that when I brought it home, it wouldn't actually turn on. I checked a few different videos online and I've heard that a bad capacitor is likely the culprit. I have also heard that one of the transistors could be bad. I have connected a multimeter up to the various transistors and I get a readout close to 0 volts, when it is apparently suppose to be close to 3 volts. There are also a number of oozing capacitors. The capacitors are obviously a problem, but I am still unsure whether the transistors are ok. Any ideas? Thanks!
     
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    If it has a lot of leaking caps and they have been leaking for a long time then your traces might be corroded.
    Then it's pretty much beyond repair unless you repair the traces.
     
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    I'll be sure to inspect various traces on the motherboard for corrosion then. Thanks for the tip!
     
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    Good luck with it.
    Could you post some pics btw?
     
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