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Question about Xbox 360 overheating.?


If the console, during play, shuts down and displays two segments lit up as red, is permanent damage being done to the system? If so, is the damage a lot, (like to the point where a few overheats could wreck my console) or not so much?

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  1. I couldnt tell you, but if it just started doing it, then i would start dusting it regularly 🙂

  2. Ya, it is causing some damage to your 360. it must be getting close to the RROD, so I would make sure that it is in a well ventilated, open area, maybe on wood or glass, make SURE it is not on carpet. Also dust may be a big factor. I have opened tons of consoles and they have had an unbelievable amount of dust in them, but if you don’t feel comfortable with opening it, just blow into it or used some compressed air. Just do your best to keep it from overheating, just basic common sense stuff and you should be good.

  3. hahaha no my xbox 360 overheated around 70-80 time’s then i cleaned it and it works great now so no the hole purpose of it shutting down is to protect the hardware from reaching its burning out point.

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