Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

My xbox got three red rings about 1 year and a half ago and i just now tried to use it and the game came up on my tv but the screen was split in half and showed the same thing on each side and the screen was in black and white

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,093 Answers

3 red lights on the Xbox 360 is the most common error and it means "General Hardware failure. To fix this you need to stop the amount of heat that the GPU and the CPU is taking.

To do this you can use the recommended guide that has been on the market for 3 years or you can send it in.

The other issue you mention will be the GPU overheating you need to stop the heat build up getting to the chips.

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a xbox 360 that i got through bell 3 years ago.. Last week it got 3 red rings of death what should i do to get my 360 fixed??


Check out the xbox website and use the warranty verification tool to see if it is still under warranty. I believe the consoles with three red rings get an additional couple of years under warranty...

Nov 22, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite Console

1 Answer

When i play xboxlive it will freez then the screen will be green or red then i have to turn my xbox help


If this is what happens each time you use your your console, it might be broken. Does it have any red rings around the console's display? If that's the case, check out these links by Microsoft corresponding to the amount of red rings on your console:
1 red ring
2 red rings
3 red rings
4 red rings

They extended the warranty to three years from the purchase date for the three rings. Give them a call at 1-800-4MYXBOX and see if they can't help solve your problem. Hopefully you're still under warranty. Good Luck!

Jan 08, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

3 Answers

Xbox 360 won't work at all now


this sounds like your xbox is overheating. If you could try to run it in an area that has a lot of air that flows over the back. you could also plug in a usb fan on the back of the 360. note, if you continue to let the xbox overheat, this could lead to the rings of death which is three rings flashing. If that happens you have no hope. Hope this post helps.

Jan 11, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

3 red ring xbox 360


hi!u need to call Microsoft and tell them about the light status,u shud get a replacement console..i got three such..
the warranty details are here:
the contact numbers are on the xbox.com website
hope it helps!hope u get urs soon!

Nov 25, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

Xbox 360 cannot read xbox 360 games.


the sounds like a problem with the laser in the 360. send it to Xbox and they should repair it

Jul 21, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

Flashing red ring on x box 360 console


3 Blinking red lights often means that your Xbox 360 has suffered from hardware failure.

4 Blinking red lights means that your Audio / Video cable is not correctly connected (it's the colorful one; Red, white, yellow; green, blue, red if Component)

If it IS just three lights, and you bought your xbox 360 under three years ago, call 1-800-4MY-XBOX

Jul 18, 2008 | Video Game Consoles & Games

1 Answer

I get red rings when i turn on my xbox 360


3 Blinking red lights often means that your Xbox 360 has suffered from hardware failure.

4 Blinking red lights means that your Audio / Video cable is not correctly connected (it's the colorful one; Red, white, yellow; green, blue, red if Component)

If it IS just three lights, and you bought your xbox 360 under three years ago, call 1-800-4MY-XBOX

Jul 18, 2008 | Video Game Consoles & Games

1 Answer

Xbox 360


Does it have the three rings of death? Microsoft extended the warranty to three years so send it in to them.

May 02, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

Microsoft Xbox 360 Console


"a period of one year (three years for conditions that cause three lights on the ring of light on the front of the Console to flash red) starting as of the date of your sales receipt for the purchase of the Console, or (ii) as applied to an Accessory, a period of 90 days starting as of the date of your sales receipt for the purchase of the Accessory"

So 1 year from the day you buy it of any damage to it.

Then 3 year warranty of the "3 red lights" (red ring of death) couple weeks ago (including me) experienced the 3 red lights, so Microsoft extended everyone's warranty for another 3 years only on the 3 red light issue.


I've only had to send in my 360 1 time and that was of the red lights, other then that no problems.


I hope this helped, also you can connect that Xbox at 1800-4my-xbox for any questions.


Thanks & Good luck!
-Cam

Oct 21, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microsoft Xbox 360 Console Logo

46 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Microsoft Video Game Consoles & Games Experts

marley mcelhinney

Level 3 Expert

490 Answers

Tre Elkins

Level 3 Expert

643 Answers

Martin Murray

Level 3 Expert

1623 Answers

Are you a Microsoft Video Game Console and Game Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...