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You have the dreaded Red Ring of Death. IF you contact Microsoft at www.xbox.com, they have extended their warranty regarding this issue to 3 years. They will send you a return shipper and cover postage both ways if you ask them to as well. This will be repaired at no cost to you.

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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SOURCE: 3 red lights and yellow power supply light

at the very least the main board is acting flaky with the 3 red lights flashing. Here is tutorial courtesy of LLAMA to show how to resolve that problem:

http://www.llamma.com/xbox360/repair/ring_of_light_x-clamp_fix.htm

As far as the yellow light on the power supply is concerned. Unhook it from the Xbox 360 and only plug it into a power outlet. If the light is yellow then the power supply is bad. If the light stays green then plug it into the xbox 360, if it tells yellow then, at that point you know that the main board is causing the yellow light on the power supply and that means the main board is bad.


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Step 1: Turn on the console, and check the light on your power supplyThe power supply light is located on the black box that is in the middle of your power cord.

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Figure 2: The Xbox 360 Power Supply light uparrow.gifBack to the top Step 2: If power supply light is green, try this solution 3frlgreen.jpg
Figure 3: Three flashing lights on the Ring of Light with a green power supply light Solution: Submit a console repair requestYour console is in need of a repair. There are no additional troubleshooting steps. To begin the online repair process, click one of the following links: Step 3: If the power supply light is red, is orange when the console is powered on, or is not lit, try these solutions 3frlpower.jpg
Figure 4: Three flashing lights on the Ring of Light with a red, orange, or unlit power supply light Solution 1: Unplug your console, plug it into a different outlet in a different room, and then turn it onThis will help determine whether the problem is with your power supply, your power outlet, or your console. Solution 2: Request a replacement power supplyIf the power supply light is still red, orange, or not lit, the problem is with your power supply. Contact Xbox Support to obtain a replacement power supply. Contact Xbox Support
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Hello there.

Please click http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907534 to see about this problem.

As per the page:

If you suspect that you are experiencing this issue, you can submit a console-repair request online. However, before you submit your request, we ask that you first try the following two steps to verify that you are indeed experiencing this issue: 1. When you turn on the console, examine the light on the power supply. The power supply light should illuminate green even if the three lights on the Ring of Light flash red. If the power supply light is not green, please follow the steps that are listed in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles: 906101 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906101/) Xbox 360: The power supply light is red 906102 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906102/) Xbox 360: The power supply light is orange 906103 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906103/) Xbox 360: The power supply light is not illuminated 2. Turn off the console. Wait 10 seconds, and then turn on the console again to see whether the symptom occurs again.If your console continues to display the three flashing red lights, your console may have to be repaired. For information about how to start the repair process online, please visit http://www.xbox.com/support (http://www.xbox.com/support), and then click Console Repair? in the upper-right section of the Web page.

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Step 1: Turn on the console, and check the light on your power supplyThe power supply light is located on the black box that is in the middle of your power cord.

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Figure 3: Three flashing lights on the Ring of Light with a green power supply light Solution: Submit a console repair requestYour console is in need of a repair. There are no additional troubleshooting steps. To begin the online repair process, click one of the following links: Step 3: If the power supply light is red, is orange when the console is powered on, or is not lit, try these solutionsuparrow.gifBack to the top 3frlpower.jpg
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OUCH! You have the red ring of death! Did you by chance have xbox on it's side for a long period of time instead of flat? If so, that's why. They say there made to do this, just like the old ps2's, It a load of ****. The laser lens circuit will need to be replaced. If you didn't have it on it's side, then you have a bad graphics chip, or cold solder joints, or the motherboard is shot.
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Figure 3: Three flashing lights on the Ring of Light with a green power supply light Solution: Submit a console repair request loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); Your console is in need of a repair. There are no additional troubleshooting steps. To begin the online repair process, click one of the following links: uparrow.gifBack to the top Step 3: If the power supply light is red, is orange when the console is powered on, or is not lit, try these solutions loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); Collapse this imageExpand this image3frlpower.jpg
Figure 4: Three flashing lights on the Ring of Light with a red, orange, or unlit power supply light Solution 1: Unplug your console, plug it into a different outlet in a different room, and then turn it on loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); This will help determine whether the problem is with your power supply, your power outlet, or your console. Solution 2: Request a replacement power supply loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); If the power supply light is still red, orange, or not lit, the problem is with your power supply. Contact Xbox Support to obtain a replacement power supply.

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at the very least the main board is acting flaky with the 3 red lights flashing. Here is tutorial courtesy of LLAMA to show how to resolve that problem:

http://www.llamma.com/xbox360/repair/ring_of_light_x-clamp_fix.htm

As far as the yellow light on the power supply is concerned. Unhook it from the Xbox 360 and only plug it into a power outlet. If the light is yellow then the power supply is bad. If the light stays green then plug it into the xbox 360, if it tells yellow then, at that point you know that the main board is causing the yellow light on the power supply and that means the main board is bad.


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Follow this steps:

1. Turn off the xbox 360, disconnect the cables wait for 20 seconds reconnect the cables and turn it back on.

2. Check the light on the power supply ( The big brick that goes to your wall )
If the light is green that means the power supply is OK
If the light is Red that means the power supply needs to be replaced

3. If above steps doesn't work, you need to contact xbox customer support to get your xbox repaired
and shipping and handling will be covered.

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When you turn on the console, look at the light on the power supply. The power supply light should illuminate green even if the three lights on the Ring of Light flash red. If the power supply is button is red than you need to replace the battery or check the connections.

The three flashing red lights may indicate that there is a hardware problem with your Xbox 360 console. If you are experiencing this problem, you can submit a console-repair request online.

Hopefully your system is still under warranty.

For step by step troubleshooting directions please read the attached link and Happy Gaming!
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907534

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