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Hi everyone,

i have an xbox with a strange issue. i soldered the tsop, one i had to do alternative soldering because the tin went of the 2 points. it boots once when the board doesnt have power for a while, then it freezes when loading hexen.

sometimes it doesnt even turn on, it powers on, beeps, powers off, beeps and red and green lights pulse. i didnt even flash it yet. could removing the clock cap cause this issue?

 

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20 hours ago, plumbumber said:

could removing the clock cap cause this issue?

No, but the leaked electrolyte from it can damage the trace that carries the power button signal to the System Management Controller (PIC processor) that actively powers on/off the console.  If corroded too much, the damage prevents the console from powering on.

 

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