I bought 18 broken Xboxes - Can I Fix Them and Make Money?

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  • Published: 18 May 2019
  • I bought 18 broken Xboxes - Can I Fix Them and Make Money? These Xbox One S and X consoles came from a liquidation company. I'm hoping to be able to make money off this salvage lot but there are several problems with Xboxes that I've never been able to fix so wish me luck!

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    About This Video: Xbox One S and X consoles are usually not too hard to fix. That being said there are several problems that they have that I've never been able to figure out how to fix. I took a chance and bought 18 broken Xboxes from a salvage liquidation company to see if I could fix them and it I could make money on them.
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Comments • 7 488

  • TronicsFix
    TronicsFix   4 months back

    How many do you think I can fix?

  • Bryan Butler
    Bryan Butler  11 hours back

    Cautionary warning: NEVER, EVER spin a fan while it's connected to a motherboard. The DC motor is essentially an electric generator with no power supplied to it. The risk of static back feed through the fragile circuits on the board is too great to cut corners on such a simple step.

    • Agnubis
      Agnubis  11 hours back

      There's something very soothing about watching someone take a chance at fixing such devices. Some like chill music, some like this kind of content... and chill music.

      • Zachary Rodriquez
        Zachary Rodriquez  13 hours back

        How many did you fix

        • Paul Tasker
          Paul Tasker  16 hours back

          That fan issue is common and many say it's normal. Mine does exactly the same thing. I'm not sure it did from new though it's in a different place. It's possible I have the same foam issue.

          • Paul Tasker
            Paul Tasker  16 hours back

            Still under warranty so don't want to take it apart as it's fine apart from that chirping fan sound

        • Blocky_BoyMG
          Blocky_BoyMG  16 hours back

          Why put in all this work when you could sell it on wish brand new

          • Dom The Tech
            Dom The Tech  21 hours back

            Woohoooo

            • QU8K
              QU8K  1 days back

              i physically cringe everytime those clips pop

              • Danielpjs Sandoval wonser

                Me thanks for you videos

                • kirito Calzolari
                  kirito Calzolari  1 days back

                  Are you crazy?

                  • crazy cookie
                    crazy cookie  1 days back

                    I want one plsss i am strageling

                    • Buried Alive
                      Buried Alive  2 days back

                      Write the Microsoft GUID to the new HDD by Cloning another drive. Keep in mind the GUID is specific to the size of the drive and is the only tool used to control drive tampering. If you clone a 2 TB HDD you need to manually assign a GUID to the new drive from a Microsoft drive of equal size. There is no authentication here that "merries" the drive to the system other than this as far as I know on the XBox 1 OG, and XBox 1 S console. If you clone a 500GB hdd and move the image to a 2TB hdd and expand the partition, you will need to get the GUID of a Microsoft 2TB hdd to match the new 2TB drive. Else upon factory reset the console will partition back to 500GB and leave off 1.5TB as unallocated. People with modded consoles get caught at Gamestop claiming to have a 2TB console for sale only to have Gamestop call them back with threats of fraud because of the voided warranty from tampering. When Gamestop factory resets the console it reverts back to the size registered by the GUID...you can survive a factory reset with the proper GUID. Ohhh you're talking about the BRD drive...never mind...I was listening not watching, lol.

                      • Cerberus 666
                        Cerberus 666  2 days back

                        The last one why didnt you try a new power box thingy

                        • stephen johnson
                          stephen johnson  2 days back

                          Buy console play game catches fire dies

                          • imsofunnyXD
                            imsofunnyXD  3 days back

                            We should call you "The console dentist"

                            • Kumar Shubhanshu
                              Kumar Shubhanshu  3 days back

                              Give it away to us, or more preferably to me.

                              • Mendez lit
                                Mendez lit  3 days back

                                Holy crap this is genius

                                • PR0WN3D
                                  PR0WN3D  3 days back

                                  I would never buy that firs Xbox he repaired as im afraid it might short again sometime

                                  • Leonardo Sena
                                    Leonardo Sena  3 days back

                                    Would you mind to produce videos in 4k resolution? It would allow the public to see the smallest details.
                                    I became a grand fan of yours immediately, and this video was the first that I've seen on this channel. Congratulations, mate!

                                    • Mob boyz
                                      Mob boyz  3 days back

                                      Is it just me or was the first one not plugged in ? (The power cord)

                                      • Matthew Black
                                        Matthew Black  4 days back

                                        don't tell me when to read......ill read them while i watch the video!

                                        • David Rodriguez
                                          David Rodriguez  4 days back

                                          *scratches mobo*
                                          me: *I dont feel so good*

                                          • Sebastian m
                                            Sebastian m  5 days back

                                            You can't fix what's wrong with all Xbones, they're made by Microsoft.🤮

                                            • Food is love Food is life

                                              LMAO Imagine selling your xbox one for 60 dollars just because you didnt know how to update it

                                              • Ivey Fagan Jr
                                                Ivey Fagan Jr  5 days back

                                                Steve, you're doing it all wrong! JK I have no clue. Good video!

                                                • TheBros2theend
                                                  TheBros2theend  6 days back

                                                  Jesus Christ loves you God bless heal and forgive you

                                                  • 3D PEN CREATIONS
                                                    3D PEN CREATIONS  6 days back

                                                    Me: i want to check out my competitors other 3d pen creation chanels.
                                                    Youtube:watch someone fix xbox
                                                    Me: oh okay thanks

                                                    • Wolvinius
                                                      Wolvinius  6 days back

                                                      Not an expert and don't want to say "this is not the way to do it" but wouldn't be good to wear an anti-static wrist band. I'm just a fly on the wall :D

                                                      • Manoj Varughese
                                                        Manoj Varughese  7 days back

                                                        lol...good business

                                                        • Papaya Tasty
                                                          Papaya Tasty  7 days back

                                                          I think these fixed consoles eventually end up in south, and southeast asia, and africa sadly.

                                                          • liam smith
                                                            liam smith  7 days back

                                                            have you tried turning it off and on again?

                                                            • Mason Jarvis
                                                              Mason Jarvis  7 days back

                                                              Stick it into a toaster i did this with ylod with a ps3 and it worked after.

                                                              • Chris V
                                                                Chris V  1 weeks back

                                                                When do you plan to fix the ones with power issues?

                                                                • Julian Canela
                                                                  Julian Canela  1 weeks back

                                                                  5:08

                                                                  • Frank Rizzo
                                                                    Frank Rizzo  1 weeks back

                                                                    Way too much tim

                                                                    • TheRedFox
                                                                      TheRedFox  1 weeks back

                                                                      ps4 fix 200k views, xbox fix 5million ;)

                                                                      • Renn Snnn
                                                                        Renn Snnn  1 weeks back

                                                                        And the commenters watching your video have probably only seen other videos and never done anything like this themselves xD

                                                                        • Renn Snnn
                                                                          Renn Snnn  1 weeks back

                                                                          Will a Xbox one hard drive work for a PC?

                                                                          • Renn Snnn
                                                                            Renn Snnn  1 weeks back

                                                                            And how is this reader telling you whether you have a short or not

                                                                        • StealthClassicZ
                                                                          StealthClassicZ  1 weeks back

                                                                          5:09 oh no no no, don't do that, I hate that noise it's like nails on a chalk board

                                                                          • Shauna Stanley
                                                                            Shauna Stanley  1 weeks back

                                                                            try a short across the usb ports. i have seen that cause immediate shut down

                                                                            • Dieuaime Lipanda
                                                                              Dieuaime Lipanda  1 weeks back

                                                                              can you fix my hdim on my xbox one s

                                                                              • Andrew Pacheco
                                                                                Andrew Pacheco  1 weeks back

                                                                                thats too much thats too little proceeds to use a cotton swap to clean in

                                                                                • Hendomatic
                                                                                  Hendomatic  1 weeks back

                                                                                  why did you set that game face down like that?

                                                                                  • Umar Farooq
                                                                                    Umar Farooq  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Plz give me one console or pc 😀 😁 😄 😄 please

                                                                                    • Indiana Gividen
                                                                                      Indiana Gividen  1 weeks back

                                                                                      hard to hear the fan noise with background music

                                                                                      • Ascentivi
                                                                                        Ascentivi  2 weeks back

                                                                                        god the noise when opening them is horrible, like i know that's what its supposed to sound like but god it hurts to hear

                                                                                        • DJLC Official
                                                                                          DJLC Official  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Hello! I wanted to say that it's my first time visiting your channel and so far I'm 23 minutes in enjoying the video. The ONE thing I would DEFINATELY advise you to not do on future videos is continously ask " do you think this is going to work " I swear, 5 out of 26 minutes it's just that. You can not only shorten your video to provide more viewers but also help skip to the essentials. PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF GOD STOP ADDING LITTLE FILLERS AND STICK TO THE DETAILS THAT MATTER I HAD TO STOP WATCHING JUST TO WRITE THIS!

                                                                                          • Duke Mc
                                                                                            Duke Mc  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Broken Xbox's why would you even bother 😴