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Flashing red and not green

Came up e74

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  • ryanlee874 Feb 04, 2009

    if theres one light i have the same problem when i turn my xbox on it comes up with contact customer support in loads of languages and then error code e 74 we have to send it to microsoft to get it fixed

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The reason your xbox is flashing red is because the xbox overheated the red ring of death (RROD) is only fixable if sent to microsoft.

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That the red ring of death go to the xbox page and check if it is still in warrenty if so you should send it in and they will fix it and give you a free month of live

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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SOURCE: one red flashing light e74 rror code

E74: AV cable error... There is a problem with the AV cable, try using a different AV cable. If the cable is known
to be working then there is a 90% chance it's a scaler chip problem (the "ANA" or "HANA" chip connected
directly to the AV cable) in rare cases it is the GPU.
If you just got it take it back, if you have had it for a little while you need to call microsoft and send it off for repair

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Is it still under warranty?
Call the company and get an online tech. I had to send mine back...  It took a week to receive a box from the company and about 6 weeks to get it back. I forgot about it! It takes a while, but works well!

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SOURCE: red light flashing and letter and numbers (e74)

The E74 error is caused by the scaler chip at the back of the console taking too much heat. To fix it you need to stop the heat build up.

You can do this yourself using a good guide that will show you how to fix it with household items or you can send it in and they will fix it for you.

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