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Flashing red lights

When i turn the xbox on there are flashing red lights and a screen pops up saying i need to contact someone for this problem

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I would open up a ticket. get in contact with them and see if they can fix the console under warrenty. Every xbox 360 has a 3 year warrenty i believe. If its out of warrenty it cant hurt to ask how much it would cost.

http://support.xbox.com/support/en/us/nxe/kb.aspx?id=907534&lcid=1033&category=hardware


I am almost certain if the problem isnt the power supply which should still light green when you power the console on. its going to be the CPU/GPU thats poped out a little from high temperatures which stresses the solder joints. hopefully if this is the error you have you may be able to fix it.....

you can open the xbox and bolt the heatsink down tight. so the cpu/gpu has no option but to sit in place google red ring of death and you will find alot of great step by step guides with pictures showing how to fix this hardware fault.

dont listen to anyone recommending you should overheat the console wrap it with towels or anything that sounds stupid simply bolt it down and fingers crossed it works

hope this helps!









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