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Tivo box clicking !!!!

Hi
The last week or so our Tivo box is making a constant loud clicking noise. It is also getting very hot.
Any suggestions what is wrong and how we can stop it please
Thankyou in advance
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Hi

we had the same problem with our Tivo box, it turned out to be the hard drive failing. It stopped starting up after a couple of weeks and the box had to be replaced.


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Hi

we had the same problem with our Tivo box, it turned out to be the hard drive failing. It stopped starting up after a couple of weeks and the box had to be replaced.

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How old are your boxes?

I am finding the median failure rate of hard drives in Talktalk Boxes is 3 years and Tivo boxes around 4 years!

Tivos use Seagate 500 gb desktop drives.

Talktalk boxes uses WDC 320Gb laptop drives.

 

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Hiya

We have the Samsung 500gb box.
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Hiya

We have the Samsung 500gb box. It's about 5yrs old
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Definitely give us a call if you haven't yet!
Could be the hard drive. Is there enough space around the TiVo for ventilation?


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Yes there's lots of room for ventilation
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Hi Webster693,

 

Thanks for posting in the community.

 

I'd like to arrange for a technician to take a look at this for you so I'm just going to send you a private message with appointment times which you will find if you click on the purple envelope at the top right of the screen.

 

Talk to you soon

Rose
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