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Re: 3 red flashing lights
When someone say that his/her Xbox is having 3 red lights
problem, It means it needs to be repaired. If you are using Cooler than
it is not a cure but a prevention. You could have used cooler before
acutally having the problem just to prevent your Xbox. But now you will
have to either get it repaired from Microsoft (in case your Xbox's
warranty is not expired, but one thing to note is that you will have to
wait for at least 3-4 weeks to get back your Xbox) or you can Fix your
Xbox's 3 Flashing red lights problem yourself with the help of DIY Video guide available on Internet. You can fix yourself without any technical knowledge.
You have to take it apart, the three red rings are a sloder problem between the mother board and the processor, the "x-clamps" mnicrosoft uses to attach the cpu to the mother board are a joke, they dont provide enough clamping force. try this site, it will explain everything as i had to fdind out for my self. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-the-Red-Ring-of-Deathwithout-towels/
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Please take a look at PS3 Red Light Fix Guide - It show you many seneraio of PS3 red light flashing problems and provide solutions how to fix it. It's a step by step guide even you are a begineer to fix it.
Hi, Turn on unit until the red light flashes and the error code(E 73) shows up on the screen. Next insert toothpicks in the back of the console(while unit is running) into the cooling fans, this is to suppose to overheat the console and start two red lights flashing. Turn off console when this happens(unplug all cords from console) and turn the system back on.
This is the ring of death, you can get this fixed for free if your unit is 3 years or newer. They can tell by the model and sn. Contact microsoft and they will tell you to ship it to them and they fix it for free! Pretty sweet except you have to wait about a month to get it back. Hope this helps!
if the red light is flashing on your xbox u need to contact the suppiler and they will help you to send it to microsoft to be repair.it should only cost you to send it .or ring mircosoft and the will help you sort it out.my mates one did the same thing and they fixed it no charge, only for sending it to them .its a knowin pro with xbox.
Turn off the system, Then when its in standby mode when the red light is on, press and hold the button to turn it on, Wait untill you hear 3 beeps then let go if the system turns off try it again its a master reset then just restore factory settings
will be a hardware error
will have to contact microsoft there is a temperory fix for this problem. what you need is two towels just normal bathroom towels take everything out of your xbox e.g
harddrive,controlers etc only things to leave in is the av cable and power supply as you wanna turn
on the xbox lie a towel flat on the ground and lie the xbox on its side ontop of the towel turn the
xbox on, you will see the error message and the red lights flash. wrap the towel around your xbox
covering the air vents and then the 2nd towel put over the top. leave it on in the towels for about
20 mins then after that take all the towels off turn off the console and leave to cool down for 15
mins. turn the xbox on and it should restart again fine but only lasts for a couple of days then you
have to do it again. wont fix it but will let u play while microsoft gets it.