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Xbox i have 3 red lights but there not fully red. and there is one green light 2 .it is from overheating or whAT??i tryed to unplued and it worked once ???plz help thx

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When it does that turn it off imediatley and it should stop

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I have the red ring of death


okay dont panic YET!

Try this try overheating ur xbox360 by stopping the fans ge 2 sticks small enogh to stop both fans i used two darts most people use q-tips well any way wen uv stopped ur fan s the red light s on ur xbox will still have 3 lights wait untill the lights have only 2 lit on the left hand side of the ring this is wen ur xbox will have overheated let it cook for 1min if that the unplug leave for 15-25mins to cool to room tempand boot it back up GREEN LIGHTS

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A red ring is around my xbox start up button


How may lights are showing up?

3 red light is GPU and the CPU overheating,

2 red lights is general overheating

1 red light is E74 and 4 red lights is the av cable.

For the 1, 2, 3, red lights you will need to get it fixed you can either send it in to do this or repair it yourself

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this is a common problem

all you have to do is check the av lead in the back of the console

make sure its firmly in place not wobbly

should fix the problem

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3 red lights = broken

4 red lights = av lead disconected

pls rate "

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2 Red lights displayed on the front of an Xbox 360 indicates it is overheating here are some solutions provided by Microsoft

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907533?sd=xbox

If it continues - Under the circumstance that you have not voided your warranty or allowed it to expire you can send your 360 away to get a replacement.

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Hey cozierterry,

While this may be an indicator that something is wrong with your Xbox 360, there are a couple of things that you may want to consider before seeking additional assistance.

According to information provided by the manufacturer, the light on your Xbox 360's power supply should still light up green even when the console has encountered a three red light problem. If the light on the power supply isn't green, you will want to take different actions based on what color is displayed. If this light is red, the AC adaptor may either be defective or has recently overheated. If the light is orange, you may need to double-check all cable connections are secure. If the light on the AC adaptor isn't lit, the AC adaptor may need to be replaced.

Alternatively, you may want to try turning the Xbox 360 off, then pressing the power button again roughly 10-15 seconds later. If the unit powers on normally and the three red lights disappear, the system may simply have needed to be reset.

Should the problem persist however, you may need to speak directly with Microsoft for further assistance, as three red lights often indicate a hardware failure that requires repairs. You can reach Microsoft's toll-free Xbox support hotline at 800-4MY-XBOX (800-469-9269), or you can always request service through the Xbox website:

http://www.xbox.com/en-US/

Hope this helps you out.

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