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Xbox360 my xbox360 has the 3 red rings when I turn it on... how do I fix it

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May is the game time is too long or too long time immediately after the game to the mainboard to shutdown deformation CPU. The GPU fall off or burn out.. Also be the power supply or transformer.If you would like to own xbox 360 parts have further understanding of words, click here

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For most consoles only the GPU x-clamp needs to be replaced

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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yes over heating best to go microsoft care point or support online at x-box site and see what your nearest service point. -my self ,i use to fix two fans one to increase the cooling system and one to brought out the heat, all most the solution care about increase the cooling factor, but they always ignoring that the heat should be go out. by this you can play most of games and operate your x-box as long you want . -some of x-box board components might affected by been heated and cooling in normal operating so this case you should reflow the GPU and CPU. Nothing safe than use jovy RE-7500 to make this process .

Posted on Sep 05, 2007

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SOURCE: x box 360 red ring of death costless solution

You don't need any money mate. Microsoft recently extended their warranty to 3 years for the three red lights problem. all you have to do is get in touch with microsoft and tell them about the three red lights, and they should either repair your X Box or they will replace it with a new one.
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SOURCE: my xbox360 has a red ring around it how do i fix

Your Xbox overheated. Contact Xbox. There may be a charge if it is not under warranty. They will send you a pre-paid shipping box. Slide your box in, take it to the post office, and wait 2-6 weeks for a new one(keep your hard drive).

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

SOURCE: one flashing red light on xbox360 ( not red ring)

The specific type of hardware failure can be determined by a "hidden" error code
Turn the xbox 360 on, and wait till the 3 red lights are flashing.
Press and hold the sync up button (the small white one), while holding that button press the eject button.
The LEDs will now blink the first number in the code (as described below).
Release the eject button and press it again.
The LEDs will now blink the second number of the code.
Release the eject button and press it again.
The LEDs will now blink the third number of the code.
Release the eject button and press it again.
The LEDs will now blink the forth number of the code.
Release the eject button and press it again.
The LEDs will go back to the 3 red flashing lights.
You should be able to determine the difference between the 3 flashing lights and the error code lights by the rate in which they flash.
Here is how you interpret the LEDs to get the code number:
All four lights flashing - 0
One light flashing - 1
Two Lights flashing - 2
Three lights flashing - 3

Once you get this code, go to:
To get the reason for the code.

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

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