Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
Okay, 3 blinking red lights can have 2 problems.
1: There's a problem with the power supply. Try unplugging the power supply from the wall and the system for 10 seconds, then connect it once more. There should be a little light on one end of the big box thing between the cord to the wall and to the system. Turn your system on and watch the light, if it is green, then that part is okay. Try replacing the wires on either end of the box (or use a friend's which is cheaper ;P). If this doesn't fix it then you have a problem, see 2.
2: You have a hardware issue somewhere inside the console. There's nothing you can really do about this without voiding your warranty. Call Microsoft and get a repair order for it. You'll have to send it off to the them, but if your Warranty is still good, they'll fix it free. If not they will charge you the repair costs. You are of course free to cry softly over the problem, as i did when faced with the red ring of death.
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Jan 10, 2013 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
point 1 out of every 3 Xbox 360 owners experienced this
problem. This is the one error that you do not want to
This highlights that there is a serious Xbox 360 hardware
Your options are to send your console back to Microsoft for repair or to fix it yourself. Be prepared to spend a nice amount of money ($140 or so) if you are sending your system to Microsoft and you no longer have the Xbox 360 warranty.
If you want to try to fix the problem yourself then you can see reviews of guides that we recommend to show you step by step how to perform the repair.
4 Red Lights
If you have to get any flashing lights on your Xbox 360, pray that this is the one. If the entire ring flashes, it is a minor problem that indicates that the AV cable isn't connected properly or in rare instances, the cable is damaged. Make sure everything is properly connected and replace it if It still doesn't work.
Mar 22, 2011 | Video Game Consoles & Games
So if your system is still under warranty and you meet the requirements above then you can send your unit to Microsoft since they do not charge you for the repair.
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