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IGOT 3 RINGS OF DETH

MY 360 HAS 3 RED RINGS

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  • markanthony6 Apr 14, 2009

    I'LL UNPLUG IT AN WAIT,IF THAT FAILS MI CROSOFT CAN FIX IT 4 ME.

  • Timothy  Lee
    Timothy Lee May 11, 2010

    How long have you had it. I have a buddy that told me that the warranty for that is three years. His went to the three rings and XBOX repaired and replaced it for free.

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Three red lights on the ring of light is an indication of a hardware failure

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.

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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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.

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I have a xbox 360 that i got through bell 3 years ago.. Last week it got 3 red rings of death what should i do to get my 360 fixed??


Check out the xbox website and use the warranty verification tool to see if it is still under warranty. I believe the consoles with three red rings get an additional couple of years under warranty...

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I have the three red rings of deth.


If your main P.C. board is true and straight then all you
need to do is have the G.P.U. reflowed .Many shops do
this type of repair, the cost is 60.00-80.00 depending on the warranty.

Or you can do an X clamp mod. This will probably get your console
working but this type of repair doesn't last long 1-2 mouths on average.

There is specialized hardware that will produce a more durable
Repair when installed correctly . If you have any questions
feel free to ask.

Rob

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2 and 3 red rings


The 2 red rings error is an overheat problem. Something you did when you attempted the previous repair has prevented the 360 from cooling properly. I suggest having a professional examine your machine.

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thats the Red Ring of Death send it in to xbox,call18004myxbox the red rings are a hard ware failure

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reapply heat sink compound between the pcb and the microprocessor on the main pcb. red rings caused by pcb heating up and processor lifting and losing contact with pcb.

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NOO black xbox 360 screen and sound do not work and only day 4


Check to make sure all your cable is plugged in all the way, and if you are using the HD cable, that it is switched appropriately (regular TV to "TV" and HDTV to "HDTV"). If all that is well, call Microsoft, your system is under warranty and they will RMA it.

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