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Three red lights

Hi three red lights appear on my xbox 360 but the middel the green is ok plz could someone tell me how to get if fixed

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Re: three red lights

Try this
1.shut off the console
2.unplug both powerr and video and audio cables
3.replug everything tightly make shure your power cable is directly in the wall socket not on multiplug!

if theis dont work find a friend with a working xbox and get their power block and wires try those if it works replace the power block if not you need to contact microsoft support with your xbox could simply have a code problem on the firmware!

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Re: three red lights

Unfortunately, a large number of folks know all to well from their own experience. Fortunately for those who have not opened their console for any reason Microsoft has extended the warranty of ANY console experiencing the 3 red lights failure for a full three years from the manufacture or purchase date.

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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