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3 red lights flash on the xbox 360 console.

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  • Anonymous Jul 18, 2008

    just got this error too :(



  • Anonymous Jul 20, 2008

    i just got the 3 red lights !

  • Anonymous Jul 21, 2008

    3 red lights

  • wade_32 Jul 22, 2008

    I had the same problem so I took it apart and did the x-clamps fix. After letting it over heat itself to reconnect the solder and let it cool down. Unfortunately after this and i turned it back on RROD again. Any help here?

  • Anonymous Jul 23, 2008

    i just got this too!

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    got this one also

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    i have the three rings of death to and am wondering what the towel trick is? PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    red lights on

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    red lights on

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  • harry_best4u May 11, 2010

    Fix xbox 360 problem is one of the most common problem of Xbox 360. You will
    have to either get it repaired from Microsoft (in case your Xbox's
    warranty is not expired, but one thing to note is that you will have to
    wait for at least 3-4 weeks to get back your Xbox) or you can Fix your
    Xbox's 3 Flashing red lights problem yourself with the help of DIY Video guide available on Internet. You can fix yourself without any technical knowledge.

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I got the ring of death for 2 month's ago, and decided now to send it in to get a new one...

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

Look xbox360 is the best... send it in and get the updated 360 where there are less problems and less red light reports. I just got it and im waiting on my box to send it in... see you on xlive in a month

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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I had the same problem. Get 4 coins and some electrical tape. Wrap each coin with the tape. Take another strip of electrical tape and make a littlre ring - sticky part out. Your'e trying to make a double sided sticky-tape to stick the wrapped coins under the mother board unto/ under the 4 insulating pads already under the mother board. I think the problem after the x-clamp / artic silver tp- fix is that the board is still flexing a little too much. You can check the pads themselves under the motherboard you should see the indentations where some of the pads have given wayslightly due to the pressure. The coins will reinforce the pads and support the motherboard lessening the motherboard's abillity to flex as much as it did before. Worked for me so far. completed the fix myself last night after several failed attempts. so far so good. Good luck to you.

-Sean K

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

Give the customer support a call!

Posted on Jul 22, 2008

Get a fan behind your Xbox and this should help!

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

Send it in!

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

I got this and kept it away with the towel trick for a couple of days but then it cam back!

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

I got this too and did the towel trick and it worked but only for a day and then it was fryed!

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

Send it in!

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

You can fix this for a little while with the towel trick but eventually you will fry the motherboard!

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

Get a ps3 and you won't have no problems!

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

The famous red ring of death caused by overheating stick a fan behind it!

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

3 flashing red lights will need to be sent in.

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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Red ring of death
MS have a repair or replace recall for this failure, contact MS to begin the process

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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Has 3 red blinking lights


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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, --> lg.php?category_id=15&content_type=article&content_type_id=2663399&key_page=682482001924178892&site_id=1&bannerid=11791&campaignid=3153&zoneid=23&loc=1&referer=http%3a%2f%2fwww.associatedcontent.com%2farticle%2f2663399%2fred_ring_of_death_red_flashing_xbox.html%3fcontent_type%3darticle%26content_type_id%3d2663399&cb=8da55f49a0 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.

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XBOX 360 TWO RED LIGHTS FLASH


the two flashing lights is the code for your console overheating make sure nothing is on top of or behind the xbox and make sure it is not in an enclosed space

Sep 20, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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I have 2 red rings on my xbox 360 but i dont understand what they mean...


The 2 flashing red lights may indicate that there is a hardware problem with your Xbox 360 console. The main thing that causes the 2 red lights to start flashing is because of overheating and as the motherboard within the console takes more heat it actually warps and bends until the solders become loose.

Once this happens you will receive the 2 red lights. Even before you get the 2 red lights you may have noticed your games freezing and this is caused in the same way, by overheating. As the chips take more heat they shut off to prevent lasting damage, although they can only do this a number of times until you get the Xbox 360 2 Red Lights.

To fix the problem you need to stop the level of heat the motherboard takes and you can do this in a number of ways, but it will involve opening up your Xbox and working on it. In addition, you could always send your Xbox back to Microsoft as they are offering free repair for this error, you will just need to wait 3-4 weeks that's all.

There is one more option available in the form of DIY Video Guide, that will explain you step by step approach to fix red ring of death within one hour without any technical knowledge.

Jan 13, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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1 red light flashing


1 red light indicates that there is general hardware related problem with the console, 2 red lights indicate the overheating of the console, 3 red lights indicate the red ring of death and 4 red lights indicate that you need to tighten your AV console wire. If you get any of the problems and your system is under warranty, you can ship your console directly to Microsoft and you will get back your Xbox 360 red ring fixed by the manufacturer, however it might take more than a month and you will also have to bear the additional shipping charges. If your warranty period is over, you will have to pay additional amount of $140, if you choose to send the Xbox 360 to Microsoft for red ring fix. Further you will have to also bear the shipping amount and wait for at least a month for getting your console back. However, you can avoid this and can repair your console your own. There are many good guides available at Internet and you can go through any one of them and can fix Xbox 360 red ring problems your own.

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Unplug it...The light will stop flashing...problem solved.

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that means that your 360 is mest up and is impossible to fix if you get three red rings unless you call the 360 experts from company to fix it but i have to worn you that it cost alot

Mar 27, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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  1. Make sure that the AV cable is correctly connected to the Xbox 360 console.
  2. Disconnect the AV cable from the Xbox 360 console, and then reconnect the AV cable to the Xbox 360 console.
  3. If the four flashing red lights continue to flash, try wiping the metal area of the AV pack with a dry cloth. The metal area is the end that plugs into the console. Wipe the metal area thoroughly, and then try the AV Pack again.
  4. If the AV cable is correctly connected but the four red lights are still flashing, substitute a different AV cable if you have one available.
site that explains codes:

http://www.llamma.com/xbox360/repair/Xbox-360-error-codes.htm

Dec 18, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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4 RED lights


THINGS TO TRY for the ring of death!
  1. Make sure that the AV cable is correctly connected to the Xbox 360 console.
  2. Disconnect the AV cable from the Xbox 360 console, and then reconnect the AV cable to the Xbox 360 console.
  3. If the four flashing red lights continue to flash, try wiping the metal area of the AV pack with a dry cloth. The metal area is the end that plugs into the console. Wipe the metal area thoroughly, and then try the AV Pack again.
  4. If the AV cable is correctly connected but the four red lights are still flashing, substitute a different AV cable if you have one available.

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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

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