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My xbox 360 is blinking 3 red lights what do i do

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This is the infamous red ring of death, a general failure of the box.

Contact xbox technical support through http://support.xbox.com/support/en/us/nxe/contactus.aspx and they can explain the process for getting it fixed. Be aware this can take around 6 weeks to complete. However it is normally done for free.

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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Send it in to Microsoft. They'll fix it for free. "If a customer has an issue indicated by the three flashing red lights, Microsoft will repair the console free of charge -- including shipping -- for three years from the console’s purchase date."

http://www.xbox.com/en-CA/support/petermooreletter.htm

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the famous red ring of death caused by overheating stick a fan behind it!

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

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The 3 red light error is a CPU and GPU chip error that overheats.

Nearly all of these problems are caused by overheating and you can fix them yourself.

I used the blog below to fix mine and it took about 40 mins:

http://xbox3603redlights.wordpress.com/

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I CAN FIX IT! There are links that show you how to repair this issue yourself (but they are not very clear and every thing is very fragile inside the XBOX 360) or you can contact me via reply on here and we can discuss the issue further as I recently repaired my XBOX 360 with the same issues and it works better than when was brand new. It is a heat sync problem that has to be repaired by someone with indepth electronics knowledge. THERE ARE OTHER EASIER ISSUE TO REPAIR I JUST NEED MORE SPECIFICS AS TO PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED. try this link as well http://www.zimbio.com/Xbox+360/articles/332/One+Light+Two+Lights+Three+Lights+More

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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.
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At step 2, under the system blade run the INITIAL SETUP.
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