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Re: how so you fix the red light ring?
It the red light os death and ill tell u how to fix it .........unplug everything but the power cord....turn it on and rap it up in 3 or 4 towles yes i no it sound weird but do it anyway make sure its raped up all around with 3 or 4 towels and leave it for 25min no longer.......after 25min is up unrap it shut it of and let it cool for 15min....what u just did is over heat the chips in your 360 and it reset theme...so after 15min turn it on and there u go it works post me back when u do it tks
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Red Ring of Death: Red Flashing XBOX 360 Lights Explained
Common Xbox 360 Red Ring Errors
The XBOX has a reported 54.2% failure rate which makes the XBOX 360 gaming consoles' worst "lemon" to date. If you find yourself with the red flashing lights error,
follow this guide to try and pinpoint the problem with your XBOX 360.
1 Red Ring = Serious Hardware Failure I f your XBOX 360 has a 1 red flashing light error, you're more than likely in big trouble. The 1 flashing red ring of light can be due to GPU or CPU failure, RAM overheating, a DVD drive error, or some serious problem with your Xbox 360's internal components. The most common 1 flashing red ring lights error is the E74 error. The E74 error is no easy fix for the Xbox 360 and usually has to be repaired by the manufacturer [though some have managed to repair it with the heat gun trick - but be careful]
2 Red Rings = Overheating Mostly all red flashing lights on the Xbox 360 rings are due to overheating in some way or other, but the 2 red rings singles out overheating as the main issue. When doing the X-Clamp fix the 2 red rings are required to fix the Xbox 360 by overheating the CPU. If you get this Xbox 360 error without doing the X-Clamp fix, you probably just need to let your Xbox 360 cool down for a few hours. Make sure that all vents aren't blocked off and that your Xbox fans are working properly in order to repair this problem.
3 Red Rings = Basic Hardware Failure The most common error on the Xbox 360 is the 3 red rings - also known as the Red Rings of Death (RRoD). This flashing lights problem is the main cause of Xbox 360's 54.2% failure rate. The 3 red flashing lights can be due to lots of different errors but is mainly due to the X-Clamps in your Xbox 360 and overheating. Fortunately, lots of people were able to fix this issue using the X-Clamp and heat gun fix. Follow this list of error codes to find out the real issue with the 3 red rings because there are quite a few of them.
Hi,Turn on unit until the red light flashes and the error code(E 73) shows up on the screen. Next insert toothpicks in the back of the console(while unit is running) into the cooling fans, this is to suppose to overheat the console and start two red lights flashing. Turn off console when this happens(unplug all cords from console) and turn the system back on. This solution will fix your problem for sure.Thank you!
if the red light is flashing on your xbox u need to contact the suppiler and they will help you to send it to microsoft to be repair.it should only cost you to send it .or ring mircosoft and the will help you sort it out.my mates one did the same thing and they fixed it no charge, only for sending it to them .its a knowin pro with xbox.
Two red indicator lights flash on the Ring of Light, or no lights flash on the Ring of Light.
Back to the topCAUSEThis may happen in the following situations: The auto-off setting is turned on,...
This may happen in the following situations:
The auto-off setting is turned on, and the console has been inactive for six hours.
The console is too hot.
There is a problem with the power supply.
Back to the topTHINGS TO TRYTo identify and fix the problem, follow these steps:To begin troubleshooting thi...
To identify and fix the problem, follow these steps:
begin troubleshooting this problem, check if the auto-off feature is
turned on. To check if the auto-off feature is turned on, follow these
Start the Xbox 360 console without a disc in the disc tray.
In the System section of the Xbox 360 Dashboard, select Console Settings.
In the Console Settings area, select Auto-Off.
Examine the option to see if it set for auto-off. If it is set for auto-off, change your selection.
the auto-off feature is not turned on and this is the first time the
Xbox 360 console has turned off unexpectedly, let's do a simple test
before we continue troubleshooting.
To do this test, turn the
Xbox 360 off for about 10 minutes. Then turn the console on and see if
the problem occurs again. If the Xbox 360 console turns off
unexpectedly again, make a note of how long the Xbox 360 console is on
before the console turns off automatically.
If the auto-off
feature is turned off but the problem happens again, check the
appearance of the Ring of Light to determine what to do next.
The two lights in the left quadrant of the Ring of Light flash red:
The internal temperature of the Xbox 360 console may be too high. In
this case, turn off the Xbox 360 console, and let it cool down. It may
take several hours for the console to cool enough.
sure that the ventilation openings on the console are not blocked. (For
example, the ventilation openings may be blocked if you place the Xbox
360 console on a soft surface, like a bed or a sofa.) Also make sure
that the console is not located in a poorly-ventilated place, such as
an enclosed bookcase or stereo cabinet. For more information about what
to do if the two red lights in the left quadrant on the Ring of Light
flash red, click the following article number to view the article in
the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Two of the lights on the Ring of Light on the front of your Xbox 360 console flash red
No lights are flashing on the Ring of Light: In
this case, we should check the lights on the Xbox 360 power supply for
hints on how to fix the problem. A green light indicates that the power
supply is correctly functioning.
For more information about the power supply light, click the following
article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Troubleshooting your Xbox 360 Power Supply when the light is not illuminated
Troubleshooting your Xbox 360 Power Supply when the light is orange
Troubleshooting your Xbox 360 Power Supply when the light is red
It is possible to open your Xbox 360 and fix the problem, which isn't recommended, but there are many tutorials, but if it is not 3 red lights then you don't have the Red Ring of Death. If the whole ring around the Xbox 360 is red then this means that either the Audio-Video cable is not connected properly, or the Xbox 360 is not detecting it. You can try cleaning the AV cable or you could try buying a new AV cable. The easiest way to decide on what you should do is go to:
That is the specific page for your problem and should give you a solution, and if it does not, then you should be able to contact Microsoft, and if it is still under manufacturer's warranty, then they should be able to fix it for free.
I hope I helped! ~Flascher
It might be Red ring of Death problem, You can either send your Xbox
toMicrosoft and wait for 2-3 weeks till you get back your Xbox or you
canfix the problem yourself with the help of a DIY fix guide. Check out the post discussing about RROD problem here: http://www.fix-xbox360.info/2008/08/23/xbox-360-red-light-fix/ Hope it helps...
2 red lights flashing is'nt too bad of a deal. just reposition your xbox 360 to a place where more airflow can get to it. plus, dont have anything that gives off heat near the xbox 360, thats vary important to give it room for cool air. it worked for me