As an owner of an Xbox 360 there is always a voice in the back of my mind going “when is it going to happen?” What am I talking about? I’m talking about the dreaded 3 red rings of death or as its better known the RROD. The RROD is when 3 red lights show up on your console and this means that it is basically buggered until you get it fixed by Microsoft or some 3rd party. The 360 is notorious for this problem and thousands of gamers have fallen victim to it. Many a gamer has had to find an Xbox 360 three red lights repair in order for them to play their favorite games again. In this article I will explain some of the options that you have open to you should your console fall victim to this.
First and foremost if your console suffers the RROD or any other of the light error codes then check to see if your warranty is still valid. If your warranty is still valid then you can pack it up and ship it back to Microsoft where they will fix it for you at no cost. Obviously this is the best solution of all as long as you don’t mind a bit of down time where you won’t be able to play your games.
Another option is to find a 3rd party that will do an Xbox 360 three red lights repair for you. There are many of these places available now and the cost is quite modest, ranging from $100-150 per fix. Again this will take time depending on your location.
Option 3 would be to perform an Xbox 360 three red lights repair yourself with the help of some tutorial or guide. Again there are many guides available on the internet, some better than other however. The better ones will offer both a guide in a PDF form alongside a video tutorial which shows you step by step what to do. The best thing about this option is that it will not take you long at all; in fact you can do a basic repair in under an hour as long as you have a good guide to follow along.
So there are some options for you should you ever need an Xbox 360 three red lights repair.
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