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Red light on bottom left of xbox ring of light. someone pls help how do i get rid of it unknown err code.

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Let see well most gamers call it the "red ring of death" one of my friends just put a towel over it if its red it means its overheated if you play nonstop get a 360 ELITE hope this helps

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3 red light flashes. left top. left bottom and right bottom. Problem occurs when power is turned on. Read manual and contacted you.


You've got the three red rings.
They light up when there is a general hardware failure in your Xbox.
If your xbox is under 3 years old, contact Microsoft and they'll service it.
If it's over 3 years old, wrap it in a towel, turn it on and let it run.
This is a simple, yet effective temporary fix.

Mar 09, 2011 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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XBOX 360 Error Codes


There are several error codes you can get with an XBOX 360, the first step to resolving any problem is finding the root cause. The fault codes are primarily shows on the "ring" on the front of your console (this is the ring split into 4 segments that shows when controllers are connected and what player position they are).

  • 1 SEGMENT FLASHING RED - Thisindicates a displayable error code, the specific error code will bebeing displayed on the TV you have it connected too.
  • 2 SEGMENTS FLASHING RED - The console has overheated.
  • 3 SEGMENTS FLASHING RED - This is the somewhat infamous RROD (Red Ring Of Death).
  • 4 SEGMENTS FLASHING RED - AV cable not detected.

If you have 1 segment flashing red indicating a displayable specific error code then you can identify the fault from the list below.

  • E45 - Update Error.
  • E64, E65, E66 - DVD Drive Error.
  • E67, E68, E69, E79 -Hard Drive Error.
  • E71 - Update Error.
  • E72 - Unknown.
  • E73 - General Hardware Error.
  • E74 -AV cable error.
  • E76 - Unknown.
This is a basic overview of all the fault codes for the XBOX 360, for more in depth information on the faults and how to repair them please see my other tips!

Thanks!

on Mar 25, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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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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One red light in bottom right of ring of xbox 360


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Dec 04, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Red flashing lights


If you have 4 lights, check your A/V cord. 3 lights is the Red Ring of Death. Call Microsoft. They have an extended 3 year warranty for this problem. hope this helps AJ

Nov 16, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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When I made my Xbox Live acc I accidentaly made it to young


Parental setting can be changed by going into the Dashboard, -> System settings-> Parental controls-> Upgrade account-> YOU WILL NEED A NEW CREDITCARD TO DO THIS Red Ring 2 so its like the top Left and Botom left lights up? Means its over heating, If it does it on startup, It may be progression to ROD, thats three lights, or a light may be out and it is the ROD Call 1-800-4MY-xbox

Jun 04, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox Console

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Red Ring of Death : 1 Red Light


Well the why part of your question can be answered here - http://www.xbox.com/en-US/search.aspx?keyword=one+red+light

They go into many of the error codes, as to how to fix it without voiding the warranty; If it's under warranty send it in to be fixed, or if you're dying to play right now try the 'towel method' shown here -
http://www.xbox360rally.com/the-red-ring-of-deathcure-found/

Beware- purposefully overheating your xbox 360 may damage your system further.

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May 30, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Is it possible to fry your xbox 360?


The two red lights is an overheating issue. It correlates with the 3 red lights. First check with Microsoft if your warranty seal is still intact and ask them if its under warranty. also there are some vary qualified technicians who guaranty their work up to 90 days.

Check out ccgamingonline.com
They give you free estimates for your broken system.

May 09, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Red lights on x box 360


this is a common problem

all you have to do is check the av lead in the back of the console

make sure its firmly in place not wobbly

should fix the problem

2 left red lights = overheated

3 red lights = broken

4 red lights = av lead disconected

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Jan 08, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Red lights on xbox 360


Which three lights? if its Top Left, Bottom Left, Bottom Right, then you have the infamous "Red Ring of Death." witch means general hardware failure. If you search around on the internet, there are some Xbox360 modding sites that sell kits to repair this kind of problem (if youre brave enough to tackle it).

Luckily Microsoft is aware of this problem and has extended thier warranty to 3yrs (but ONLY if you have this particular problem).

Otherwise you'd have to send it into Microsoft to get it repaired.

Apr 01, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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