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Switching xbox 360 on and logo comes up then slight grinding noise and red ring appears, with amessage saying get help.

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When this happens, you need to call microsoft and tell them what you just told me. If your console is under warranty, they will fix it for free, but if not, the repair will cost $120 total. There is no alternative unless you know how to fix it yourself.

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Red light problem can be fixed! there is a XBOX 360 repair guide available that covers this problem and also all other common XBOX problems. You can get your copy XBOX 360 Repair Guide, you can download it and get help to fix your console. Please feel free to message me if you need further assistance
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