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Playing a game and it turned off with the light flashing red turned power off and back on stayed on for a moment then started flashing red again

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This is the yellow light of death. It happens when your system overheats causing solder on the board to melt and bridge. The system needs to be professionally reflowed. Check out www.wiredextreme.com or call 1-888-389-3038. We are a professional repair company. All of our repairs include a 90 day warranty on the whole console.

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