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Error I get get three flasshing red lights

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Sorry man, 3 flashing red lights mean its a programing error. (if it were 4 flashing lights, overheating prob.) the ONLY way to fix this problem is to call Microsoft 1(800)4MY-XBOX they will provide all the shipping materials needed to send it to them free of charge, also the repairs are free of charge. aside from that theres nothing else you can do.

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I have three red lights came during set up

The three red lights error is caused by overheating in the Xbox 360. Earlier models are particularly prone to this error. To solve this, do the following:

1. Call up Microsoft, tell them your problem and serial number of your console
2. If you are eligible for a free replacement, bring it over to the Microsoft service center
3. You should be able to get your replacement within a week or so.

Please note that Microsoft has extended their warranty to include older models even if they are already out of warranty so you really do not have anything to lose by calling them up.

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My xbox 360 is getting the three red lights but power bar is off

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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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An error message comes on screen when thew xbox 360 is turned on as well as it says up the top (system error .contact xbox customer support )also three red lights flash on and off

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when the three red lights is showing check the light on the power supply unit. if the light is green you console is experiencing a hardware failure. you need to send the console to MS service center or if you have no MS support in your country look for someone who knows how to repair the console or go to and look for information on how to repair the console yourself.

if the light is orange, red or no light at all, there might be a problem with the power supply unit. disconnect and reconnect the power cables from the 360 and reconnect them again. if there is an inter-cooler connected at the back of the console, remove the inter-cooler and turn on the console without the inter-cooler. try also a different wall socket and if the light on the power supply is still orange, red, or no light when you turn on the console you need to replace the power supply unit.

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