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Exbox 360 4 red ligths

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have the ring of death but all 4 red

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  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2009

    i have 3 red lights wen i try and turn on my exbox 360

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4 red light is a problem with your AV cable.
THINGS TO TRY

  1. Make sure that the AV cable is correctly connected to the xbox 360
  2. Disconnect the AV cable from the Xbox 360 console, and then reconnect the AV cable to the Xbox 360 console.
  3. If the four flashing red lights continue to flash, try wiping the metal area of the AV pack with a dry cloth. The metal area is the end that plugs into the console. Wipe the metal area thoroughly, and then try the AV Pack again.
  4. If the AV cable is correctly connected but the four red lights are still flashing, substitute a different AV cable if you have one available.

    You can also check to see what the error code is yourself if your not sure whats wrong with it.

    To do this, you turn your x-box on, press the Connect button on the console itself and hold it in. Now press the DVD eject button to and look at the lights. it should be flashing 1 light, 2 lights, 3 lights, or 4 lights. grab a piece of paper and write down how many lights are showing. While still holding the connect button, press the eject button again. Write down how many lights are showing again. Then press eject again, and write it down. Then do it one more time and write it down. After you do this, then come back on fixya.com and let me know what error code it is.

    1 Red light = 1
    2 Red lights = 2
    3 Red lights = 3
    4 red lights = 0

    so an example of what you might write down would be:
    0
0
0
1

which would be 0001.

If you figure out the error, you can also visit the following website and determine what it is and if you can fix it yourself:

http://www.llamma.com/xbox360/repair/Xbox-360-error-codes.htm

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Hi,
have a look on the internet regarding ( the rings of death )
I think you,ll be able to find more there, or on XBox 360 forums.
The console has possibly suffered overheating/ operating system problems or other faults.
sometimes these can be remedid by repair shops, whereby they remove the cpu fan, reapply heat sink/Thermal Compound, and can get it up and running. 4 reds is Bad Though.
Mike @ Compurepair.

Posted on Feb 24, 2008

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