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When i deployed for afghanistan i made sure to pack my xbox. unfortunately after a few weeks i got the three red rings. i bought the new 240G xbox 360 and finally got it in two days ago. i played it for a day. and when i tried to play again the next day i saw the red light on my power supply. i unplugged everything in the wall outlet but the xbox and the light remained red. the light was orange a few times but turned immediately back to red once i plug the av into the back of the xbox. i've tried every troubleshooting step on the xbox support site but i just don't believe the psu is already broken after a few hours of playing. any help would be much appreciated.

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3 red lights is caused by the GPU and the CPU overheating you can use a good repair guide to fix it or you can send it in for a fix it is up to you.

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