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X-Box 360 3 red lights of doom. How do I fix it?

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  • Rod Sims
    Rod Sims Sep 13, 2010

    That depends on weather you believe you are able
    to flow simple instructions , and have the tools and focus to
    complete the job?

  • Rod Sims
    Rod Sims Sep 13, 2010

    Have you take your system apart yet? Rob



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Hi there b1sott

What to do when your xbox Has problems with flashing red lights RROD/red rings of death.

You will need some simple repairs done on your XBOX as the GPU chip (Graphics) or the CPU chip (brain) or even both have lost connection to the motherboard Due to overheating.

Option 1

You can send this off to Microsoft if your still in warranty because it is included in there free fixes so they will do the collecting for you, fix it and return the Xbox to you, all for free, but it will take 4-6 weeks.

Option 2

If you are out of warranty its the same process as above but its $150 in cost

Option 3

What I recommend is a XBOX REPAIR GUIDE that will show you the simple steps yourself, you will be up and running again in less than an hour and the cost is far less than option 2 & 3

Feel Free to leave me a comment if you need further assistance.

Posted on Jun 22, 2011


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