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Xbox 360 two red lights in left quadrant

Hey i have the same problem as you. Ive had my xbox 360 premium for only about 3 or 4 months. I played it for about the first month and a half then i was too busy to even turn it on.. I then tried playing it yesterday (which was the first time i turned it on in about 2 months) and within 3 or 4 minutes it completely shut off displaying the two red lights on the left (which means "overheating" but i dont see how i t could ever overheat if its only been on for 2-4 minutes and i never played it for 2 months and it was bought brand new in march. Id liek to know how you fixed yours (if you did) so yeah please get back to me

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  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    hey i have the same problem and the air compress thing aint workin

  • jdcvmarsh Apr 18, 2009

    After a playing around 10 min on my xbox elite the third and fourth quadrant lite up kicking out of my game and too a blank screen saying no signal. It does the same thing in single player and multiplayer. This is my 3rd xbox360 and I thought they solved these problems on the elite...guess not?

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Well dust can accumilates in the wierdest ways.

try blowing the air holes with a compress air cans. or take it apart and clean the inside. dust can build up with 3 months of playing depends on your area if you have pets or smokers in the area, dust comes from all sorts.
so try keeping your XBOX360 cooled as possible and keep it cleaned.

i use a air compressor when cleaning mine i try to clean it like every 3-4 months depending on how much I play it.


So keep it clean also red lights could mean no video device connected too, so check your video / audio connector.

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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