And missing parts(caps, resistors...) under the Southbridge can trigger this error as well. [b]Fixes:[/b] 1) [url=http://xbox-experts.com/tutorial/southbridge-xclampfix/]Southbridge X-Clamp-Fix[/url] 2) [url=http://xbox-experts.com/tutorial/all-about-reflowing-heatgunning-building-a-custom-bga-rework-station-oven-reflow-flux-usage-etc/]Reflow the Southbridge/Ethernet chip area[/url] 3) Check the area under the Southbridge for People say that error is due to a faulty ethernet port, yet they suggest "wrapping it in a towel", "putting it in the oven" or "stopping the fans with cocktail sticks"... Absolutely not, you can damage it worse than it already is. jasonst, Aug 6, 2009 Aug 6, 2009 at 12:26 PM Mayo4Sam, Aug 6, 2009 #3 Mayo4Sam Member Joined: Apr 24, 2007 Messages: 547 Products Owned: 0 Products Wanted: 0 Trophy Points: http://dssoundware.com/xbox-360/e74-error-fix-xbox-360.php
These leave a mean residue, however, which is really hard to clean off and can mess with the 360's chipsets. Posted By Greg Hook In PC Gaming & Rigs Aug 18, 2016 Messages: 9, Views: 332 Windows Update Error 0x80070057 Posted By tarshad In Microsoft Windows Sep 29, 2016 Messages: 1, You are also going to discover what causes the e73 error as you learn the shocking truth about one of the Xbox 360's most mysterious errors. You may also have heard of X-Clamp repair kits, which are another common method used to fix GPU errors and motherboard problems on the Xbox 360 platform.
Add a new comment: Here you can enter your comment... Thank you all for the advice and help!!!! It is fairly easy after you have done it multiple times (I have fixed multiple consoles, mostly friends). It also had the E73 error with the lower right red light lit.
put back the x clamps and put it together and boom you're screwd! For more in-depth instructions on repairing your console quickly, easily, safely and cheaply, please click on the following link to get more in-depth permanent Xbox 360 e73 fixes. were not inherently faulty) After six months and until the end of the six years, it is for the consumer to prove the lack of conformity.Click to expand... Xbox 360 Diagnostic Lights You are welcome.
It likely has nothing to do with you. The Southbridge X-clamp-fix is what u need to do. From the looks of it they use way too much thermal compound and they use some really cheap thermal compound that is a pain in the ass to get off without See Add or remove an Xbox 360 Hard Drive.
The hardware scaler chip you speak of is more than likely (90% chance?) the error causing the problem-E74, which is why I am telling you to use the heat gun fix. E73 Error Nest I will spend more time on the chips. I'll try again and report back. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites sweetham 4 Will Hump for G-nades 4 453 posts Location: United States Posted May 22, 2010 So, the heat gun
I would say you did not have it on there long enough. so if u lost one of the resistors and dont have any extras i will take a picture to show u what he did Ars on 2011-06-22 20:51:23 : In How To Fix E74 Error On Xbox 360 My box was fairly old so I went out and bought a new elite anyways with the bigger HDD. Xbox 360 Error Code E73 I did the two plastic sticks in the fans trick to get it to overheat (only takes 5 minutes until you get 2 red lights on the front then switch it
All Rights Reserved. http://dssoundware.com/xbox-360/e74-error-xbox-360.php wabashman, Jul 27, 2009 #7 stuartbat Regular member Joined: Feb 10, 2009 Messages: 113 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 26 Its not unfixable it to do with the southbridge on the While it may be a tad more inconvenient and messy, make sure to keep with liquid no-clean flux. It sucks that this error is not covered by MS under the warranty, this is definitely a hardware failure and no fault of the user. Xbox 360 System Error E 73
Then make sure you buy Arctic Silver 5 as you will be cleaning the current compound off the CPU and GPU then reapplying it AFTER you have applied the heat to Use the remover with paper towels, having Q-Tips handy I also found useful. Posted By tvmad84 In AV Receivers & Amplifiers Jun 27, 2016 Messages: 1, Views: 747 Question Samsung UE40F6670 - Bit error 2000 Posted By sarahmolden In LCD & LED LCD TVs have a peek here Despite what the code states it's usually a GPU issue.
I still have a single red light and the E74 screen. Xbox 360 Slim E73 Error Fix It would have been better if I had used the thermal removal chemicals to help break up the old thermal compound off the motherboard. 1 person likes this Share this post If these steps don't resolve the problem, you'll need to request a repair.
I usually do it for about 2 minutes or more on each side again not too close, circular motion as you have been doing but not too far on High. Remove any USB flash drives. RickTEG 228.703 weergaven 16:05 Reballing Reparacion Xbox 360 Luces Rojas RLOD E74 E73 - Duur: 10:00. Xbox 360 E74 Error cdrom20 on 2010-06-09 01:57:27 : This EC is a toufy!
Laden... Get help from the community Ambassador chat Chat one on one with a fellow Xbox User who wants to help. Btw, what is the heat gun used for? http://dssoundware.com/xbox-360/e74-error-xbox-360-fix.php Common Causes, Symptoms & Natural Home Treatments Dr.
I hope that helps you out further as in the end, I am sure you will come out with a working console again. Thanks x 1 List Germinator, Nov 22, 2009 Nov 23, 2009 at 12:22 AM fowl3r, Nov 23, 2009 #6 fowl3r Active Member Joined: Feb 4, 2008 Messages: 926 Products Owned: 0 Also make sure you have the proper tools to take the 360 apart, mainly the 2 different size screws, research and find out what they are. Has anyone here fixed this semi-reliably, i.e.
This website uses the TMDb API but is not endorsed or certified by TMDb. Laden... Yes, the heat gun should definitely fix the E74. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites briangw 69 The best damn band in the land!!! 69 3,716 posts Location: Warren, MN OS: Windows 8.1, Ubuntu 14.04
The board will be hot at this point especially when you flip to do the other side. Use some type of thermal compound removing solution. Then all you are doing with the heat is soldering the connections back into place again. Worked like a charm.
this is my third xbox and im rather reluctant to buy another piece of crap! Teamheadkick 1.504.454 weergaven 13:27 How To Reset Your Xbox 360 - Not Towel Trick - Way Better!!! - Duur: 5:51. Description: This error is caused by a cold solder joint under the Southbridge or the ethernet chip.In rare cases it can also be triggered by a cold joint under the GPU Just as essentially, removing the dust on whatever areas require reflowing is important for preventing inaccuracies and other problems.
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