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No Power with 3 red light

I know about the RROD issue but this one is different. When pressing the power button, it gives me 3 flashing red lights and the fans are not working. Power supply turns green for a half of a sec after pressing the power button then goes back to orange. I tried different power supply however, its still giving me the same problem. It seems like the system is not getting enough power to turn on.

Note: red light shows up immediately after pressing the power button, the fan turns on for a split sec then shuts off.

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  • sho17 Jun 05, 2008

    Also tried using it with / without the HDD. prior to this issue, I had an error 74 and replacing the X clamp fixed the issue for 2weeks.

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Did you know that you can have it fixed free of charge by microsoft ?, go to Microsoft xbox 360's uk homepage and it will give you a number to call, they arrange for it to be collected, repaired and delivered back to you free of charge.

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Hmmm.. The Ring of Death.

The 4 rings mean power faliure.
The 3 rings mean the CPU has been melted.
The 2 rings mean there is a CPU overheat error.
The 1 ring means there is an internal error.

Hope this could of helped you.

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