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Three red flashing lights

Ever time i cut the game instead of the three rotating green lights,there are three flashing red lights.how can i fix this problem?

Terry Hinton.

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    Thajr3 Jan 06, 2009

    but it still does not tell me how to fix it..

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@portialumzy, 3 red lights are one of the most common problemofMicrosoft Xbox 360.Generally it is because of Overheatingproblem,while playingcontinuous gaming session. As the heat sink issmallenough to carrythe heat so it gets overheated very easily. Thisproblemcan be avoidedby using a fan with the console but as your Xboxisalready affectedwith 3 red lights problem, You can either sendyourXbox to Microsoft(in case your warranty is not expired and youdon'thave any problem inwaiting for 3-4 weeks)

If you can't waitforweeks to get yourxbox repaired, I would suggest you to check out aDIYguide that willhelp you fixing the problem as they claim. I knowsuchguide, Check outfrom Xbox Fix Guide

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It sounds as if your over heating there. There are multiple problems that can cause the RROD, but that's usually the one. It's not pretty, but it should help. Check out this page

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    Edward easley Jan 06, 2009

    I won't go into detail, because there could be a few problems, but there is a very large community of 360 enthusiasts. Go to Youtube, and search for RROD. Many videos will show, watch a few and see if you're comfortable with any of the processes. Some of them can get rather involved.

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