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Its finally MY xbox now blinks two bottom lights then it follows with to left lightswhen it first got the 3 red lights i fixed for bout a month ow, after i replace the x clamps its giving this error right after i get this error lights the power supplie goes off. and the lights keep blingking from bottom to left 2 light in arow.

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Call 1-800-4MY-XBOX for a repair or replacement. Sorry to hear that your console has died.

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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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Has 3 red blinking lights

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& 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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I bought another Xbox 360 a few months ago, and for some reason, the wireless controllers take a couple minutes to connect. This happens for both my old controller and new controller, even if they're...

First Check the batteries ,I'm sure you did this all ready.
Second is the RF module AKA ring of lights has a weak transceiver.
This module is simple to replace affter the removl of the case and
three screws on the module itself . Then just plug and play with the
new module . They cost around 10.00-20.00 from many suppliers.

If you have any question feel free to ask.


Aug 30, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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First it wasn't reading disk at all but there was no red lights now the tray won't open and there is 3 red lights blinking 2 on left one on bottom right

you have the red ring of death this is a bug in the system. you should call microsoft support and tell them your xbox 360 has the red ring of death and ask them if there's anything you can do to fix it or if you should send it to them.

Jan 02, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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The bottom right light is blinking red everytime i turn it on

e74 at the bottom of the screen?if your xbox is less than 3 years old send it back to microsoft as they have extended the warrenty period to 3 years, e74 is code for graphical issues could be the graphics card. hope this helps.

Nov 17, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Wont load,blinking red light on the power button

if it is the top left, bottom left and bottom right lights blinking red, this means that there is a hardware failure in your xbox 360 and there is no current way to fix this. i recommend that you send it in to xbox to see if they can do anything, and if not, they will possibly send you a new xbox 360.

Sep 27, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Three red light`s on xbox 360 console how can i fix the problem

How to Fix Xbox 360 3 Red Lights
Appearance of the three blinking red lights on your Xbox 360 game console is a familiar problem and in this article I will try to offer some solutions to rectify this nagging problem.
The 3 blinking red lights point to an internal error and might be ascribed to common breakdown of hardware.
Try out this simple fix if you like:
Step one will involve removal of memory units and hard drive.
At step 2, under the system blade run the INITIAL SETUP.
At step three involves declining the insertion of memory unit or HDD prompt offer with a negative reply when the prompt creates the automatic offer.
Finally you need to sync the controller & pop in a game.
Due to the widespread occurrence of the three red light fault, Microsoft is offering a new 3 year free warranty.

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The xbox keeps blinking the red light and it doesn't show anithyng on the screen.

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When the three red lights are blinking, that means that there is a hardware failure. If your console is under warranty, than you can call 18004MYXBOX, and they will fix it for you for free( including shipping). By the way all of the consoles are under a 2 year warranty for this problem so it will be free.

Apr 01, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Xbox 360 red light

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James at joystiq fixed his own 360 that was flashing three red lights, which indicates an internal error.
If you have this problem try to fix it yourself before sending the unit in.
1) Remove your hard drive and/or memory units.
2) Run “Initial Setup” under the system blade.
3) Decline inserting HDD or memory unit when prompted.
4) Sync your controller and pop in a game.
It might save your xbox 360 a repair return.

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