Xbox 360 - high pitch whistle

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  1. Digitised

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    I was wondering if anyone else suffers from a 360 that doesnt just have the usual fan, hdd, and drive noise but also has a very high pitch whistle at all times as well.

    The whistling gives me headaches and happens at all times when the console is turned on.


    Im tempted to open up my console and look for the offending part, has anyone else had or solved this??
     
  2. mminghella

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    You haven't left the kettle on have you? :D
     
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    my son's 360 also makes this noise, it seems to eminate from the disk drive.
     
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    Someone's original Xbox did this at work and it drove me absolutely mad. If I got it I'd definately take my console back to the place I bought it and not leave until I got a replacement :smashin:
     
  5. Ozsem

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    Yeah mine does it too. I think its something to do with the fan.
     
  6. cassius76

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    Yep. Mine does it too. This is the 4th 360 I have had back form the repair centre too! It growls at me too... no kidding! Still working at the mo though...
     
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    Get it fixed. It will either be a fan, dvd drive, hdd issue or possibly a problem with the PSU as I've heard them whine before too. Either way it will fail sooner or later.
     
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    What tune does it whistle? Joking aside my elite does it from time to time but only on games that seem to need to constantly access different parts of the disc,e.g Bad Company and Halo 3
     
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    I phoned them Up and they said you need to keep it ventilatied.

    I gonna phone up tomorrow also to see what it is.
     
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    Sorry to bring up an old topic but did anybody find a fix for this?

    I already opened my xbox so my warranty is void & now its making exactly the sound described above.

    I can live with it but its annoying & if I can replace a fan or something to fix it then I deffo will.
     
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    My xbox still does it. Works fine. It also sounds like a leaf blower machine for the first 3 mins then settles down.. It's like the damn thing is alive!
     
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    I have this but I traced the noise to my power supply - worrying? lmao:thumbsup:
     
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    I think it's a blockage with dust, I blew into the holes on the side without an LED and the whistling stopped :)
     
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    Wow talk about a thread revival!
     

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