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My xbox 360 shows 3 red flashing lights and wont plat anything

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What u do is call up ms and tell them about ur problem they will ship u a box and u will put ur xbox 360 in it and ship it back if it is the red rings they will fix it free or give u a new one thats what they did to me hope this helps.

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Has 3 red blinking lights


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Red Ring of Death: Red Flashing XBOX 360 Lights Explained Common Xbox 360 Red Ring Errors The XBOX has a reported 54.2% failure rate which makes the XBOX 360 gaming consoles' worst "lemon" to date. If you find yourself with the red flashing lights error, --> lg.php?category_id=15&content_type=article&content_type_id=2663399&key_page=682482001924178892&site_id=1&bannerid=11791&campaignid=3153&zoneid=23&loc=1&referer=http%3a%2f%2fwww.associatedcontent.com%2farticle%2f2663399%2fred_ring_of_death_red_flashing_xbox.html%3fcontent_type%3darticle%26content_type_id%3d2663399&cb=8da55f49a0 follow this guide to try and pinpoint the problem with your XBOX 360.

1 Red Ring = Serious Hardware Failure
I f your XBOX 360 has a 1 red flashing light error, you're more than likely in big trouble. The 1 flashing red ring of light can be due to GPU or CPU failure, RAM overheating, a DVD drive error, or some serious problem with your Xbox 360's internal components. The most common 1 flashing red ring lights error is the E74 error. The E74 error is no easy fix for the Xbox 360 and usually has to be repaired by the manufacturer [though some have managed to repair it with the heat gun trick - but be careful]

2 Red Rings = Overheating
Mostly all red flashing lights on the Xbox 360 rings are due to overheating in some way or other, but the 2 red rings singles out overheating as the main issue. When doing the X-Clamp fix the 2 red rings are required to fix the Xbox 360 by overheating the CPU. If you get this Xbox 360 error without doing the X-Clamp fix, you probably just need to let your Xbox 360 cool down for a few hours. Make sure that all vents aren't blocked off and that your Xbox fans are working properly in order to repair this problem.

3 Red Rings = Basic Hardware Failure
The most common error on the Xbox 360 is the 3 red rings - also known as the Red Rings of Death (RRoD). This flashing lights problem is the main cause of Xbox 360's 54.2% failure rate. The 3 red flashing lights can be due to lots of different errors but is mainly due to the X-Clamps in your Xbox 360 and overheating. Fortunately, lots of people were able to fix this issue using the X-Clamp and heat gun fix. Follow this list of error codes to find out the real issue with the 3 red rings because there are quite a few of them.

Jan 07, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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My xbox 360 had one red light flashing and my av jacks did not work so i put the old casing back on and now has 3 red lights


The red flashing lights are a sign of a fault with your console.
firstly if you get the 3 red lights then microsoft reapair your console for free so long as you purchased it no more than 3 years before you send it back for repair. The 3 red lights are a sign of overheating
the 360 motherboard is able to flex a little, when the 360 was turned off and cooled down these solder balls solidified again, however they solidified in the wrong place or in two halfs etc. and so the 360 shows the 3 red lights to indicate this fault.



click here to download repair guide

Dec 15, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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I have redone the thermal paste on my 360 and i have turned it on but it just flashes 3 red lights it heats up but wont go to the 2 lights and just keeps flashing the 3 lights even when it has over heated...


Red light problem can be fixed! there is a XBOX 360 repair guide available that covers this problem and also all other common XBOX problems. You can get your copy XBOX 360 Repair Guide, you can download it and get help to fix your console.


Click here to download repair guide

Dec 14, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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My xbox 360 get 3 SOLID NOT FLASHING red lights on the face of it... what do I do? 3 SOLID RED LIGHTS NOT 3 FLASHING RED LIGHTS


I CAN FIX IT! There are links that show you how to repair this issue yourself (but they are not very clear and every thing is very fragile inside the XBOX 360) or you can contact me via reply on here and we can discuss the issue further as I recently repaired my XBOX 360 with the same issues and it works better than when was brand new. It is a heat sync problem that has to be repaired by someone with indepth electronics knowledge. THERE ARE OTHER EASIER ISSUE TO REPAIR I JUST NEED MORE SPECIFICS AS TO PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED. try this link as well http://www.zimbio.com/Xbox+360/articles/332/One+Light+Two+Lights+Three+Lights+More

Sep 28, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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You need to have the 3 red light fix service. We can fix it for you. We are a listed repair service on this site. Here is a link to our 3 red light service.
http://www.videogamerepairservice.com/catalog/item/5675532/5556610.htm

Dec 08, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Showes red light not green wont play games or anything


if all 4 lights are red that is called "Ring of Death" Xbox should warranty it. they might even if it has 3 red lights. if xbox has never been opend then they will repair it, if u are still under waranty its free if not it is around $100 for repair with another 1year warranty. to find out more info 1-800-4myxbox (1-800-469-9269) will guild you through trouble shooting problems.

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Flashing 3 red lights


The 3 flashing lights suggests that it's a hardware problem and you'll have to send your 360 to Microsoft for repair. Go on xbox.com and there is a link for repairs.

May 26, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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3 flashing red lighs??


3 red lights is the red ring of death your system has basically melted. your gpu overheated and is now not working. If your system is under warrany i would send it in and get it replaced Call MS for that.

If you bought it from like best buy with a replacement plan they will give you the purchase price back and you can do what you want with it.

Dec 17, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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