Ok so I've had a ton of luck with this, helping friends.
I have personally repaired 17 Xbox 360's with this
guide with a 100% success rate. It includes easy to follow instructions
including pictures of every step that is required. I am repairing them for friends and now the word is out and I am making some decent cash repairing Xbox's.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
Here is How You Open Up Your Xbox
First you will need to open up your xbox without cracking the cover.
The thing to remember is when you do it right it just pops apart, never
pry or you will be very disappointed with the results
things first remove the faceplate. If you skip this step and go on to
removing the top and bottom plates you will find they can be removed
but you greatly increase the difficulty and chances of breaking the
little tabs off the top and bottom plates. The easiest way to remove
the face is to use the finger hole at the bottom of the console and
simply pull forward.
Starting with the gray bottom vent plate,
six tabs that hold it into place. You will find that all of them are
accessible from the sides through the vent holes. Gently pull up on the
plate and simultaneously release the clips by pushing in with the
opening tool or other tool that fits through the hole.
the front of the case and work your way back alternating sides so each
pair of tabs are released. Keep gentle pressure to pull it up and away
as you go.
The top plate offers a bit more of a challenge 3 of
the six tabs are not in plain sight, begin with the front two, they can
be accessed from the two corresponding holes where the drive tray
connects. The opening tool has a cut out so it fits just right to reach
the two clips. The next two are visible through the vent holes and
easily accessible. The final tab can be released by removing one of the
Xbox feet at the rear to reveal a hole.
Now this is the story all about how My life got flipped,
turned upside down And Id like to take a minute just sit right there Ill tell
you how I became the prince of a town called bel-air
In west philadelfia born and raised On the playground where I
spent most of my days Chilling out, maxing, relaxing all cool And all shooting
some b-ball outside of the school When a couple of guys said were up in no good
Started making trouble in my neighbourhood I got in one little fight and my mom
got scared And said youre moving with your aunte and uncle in bel-air
I whistled for a cab and when it came near the Licensplate said fresh and had a
dice in the mirror If anything I could say that this cab was rare But I thought
now forget it, yo home to bel-air I pulled up to a house about seven or eight And
I yelled to the cabby yo, home smell you later Looked at my kingdom I was
finally there To settle my throne as the prince of bel-air