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3 red lights on my x-box 360

Couple of days before this happend, games froze or screen went black. then the 3 red lights came up. the funny thing is I turned the x-box off and after ten min on again and it was fine for 5 minutes and it started all over again froze,black screen, but now the 3 red lights are still there.
could you please help
Ronni

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  • vh018b9104 Jan 17, 2009

    thanks a lot. gave it to my computer freak friend. hope that he can fix it. told him about your solution. many thanks

  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    i got this problem too thanks for the tip it worked!

  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    got this too although it was 2 red lights

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    you can read about this problem all over the web, tried the fix though and it worked! Awesome TY :)



  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    got this too except have 2 red lights and sometimes get 3!

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    mine won't even turn on :(

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    3 red lights

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    got 2 red lights overheating error

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    i have 3 red lights and snowy effects on the tv

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    got the 3 red lights as well came here and fixed it awesome site!

  • domenick181 Jan 19, 2009

    same three light issue. How can I fix?

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    I used the site above and it WORKS! Awesome!

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    thanks for this the site above works! ^^ :)

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    awesome blog above worked! the one at the top i mean:)

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009




    me xbox hasnt got all 3 red lights but has 1 red light i checked the wires not da checked me hard drive not dat and turn it off 4 like 5 mins not da wa is it den


  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    got this one too

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    thanks for this! it works make sure you try the one above!

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    awesome fix thank you help4u!

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    i have 1 red light

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    thanks help4u that fixed it! To clarify it is the site above ^

  • voranuff Jan 21, 2009

    constantly freezes
    three red rings



  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    my xbox 360 just wont start anymore because of the 3 lights. so is there any other way to get an answer without having to send my xbox 360 for repair.

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    thanks for this i have tried this fix and it works the link to use is the one above!
    Awesome thank you for your help help4u!


  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    got the same problem

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    awesome fix above it worked!

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    3 red lights on mine

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2009

    2 red lights showing on the power button what do you do?

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2009

    3 red lights are on

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2009

    2 red lights are on

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2009

    won't turn on!

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Your console is over heating. Two things one you have to do the will help it never happen again. What you must do is replace the thermal compound between heatsink and processor. Another thing that will help in a big way is this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5eMVktXnoo which you can find for sale on ebay.

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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.


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Your X clamps need to be tightened They are no longer holding the heat sinks on anymore and your Gpu is over heating.

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