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3 red lights xbox 360

Hi have just acquired a faulty xbox 360 with the 3 red lights on..Was told that microsoft have extended their warranties to 3years...What i wasnt told was the warranty seal had been broken on machine and Microsoft wont touch it! Is there any hope for my machine or is it for th scrap heap?



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Re: 3 red lights xbox 360

You could try and lie. Just call and dont tell them its broken then get them to ship you another one.

Its worth a try..

If that doesnt work out try..

They will fix for cheaper then what M$ charges you.

Good luck,

Posted on Oct 18, 2007

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