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HELP ME the 3 red flashing lights happen to me the problem went away untill 1-2 weeks later i notice my xbox had some problems i would put the disk in the tray close it i wouldnt read it it dont say eorre or nothing it wont read it i would put the dish in close it oprn it and i would do that for like 5-10 time mabye some times even more and while the disk is in there it would make a clicking nosie and it would hum for a min i dont know what the problem is so can u help me Thanks lot Justin R. Huston my email Adresss is Lil_r1015@yahoo.com

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Bro, this is most likely a hardware failure. Call microsoft and tell them you had gotten the 3 red rings of death for a brief day, and from there on your xbox 360 was broken. They have to fix it because all of the 360's are insured for free if they break for that reason. Your warranty will also be extended.

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