Step 1 Flashing red lights on your Xbox 360 does not necessarily mean that your console is broken. The flashing lights you want to avoid are the (three flashing lights), which are know as the (red ring of death). So, in this post we will cover what each red light means, and how the need to repair your Xbox 360 might not even be necessary.
Step 2 The Xbox 360 is broken down into four sections, so each red light will indicate a different issue.
If your Xbox 360 console has one flashing light, than your sytem has general hardware problems. Try to unplug all the cords and reboot your sytem. Usually, this indicates that your console might be faced with the red ring of death in the near future.
Step 3 Two flashing red lights on your console are caused do to overheating. You should try to take a 20-30 minute break and let your Xbox 360 cool down every 2-3 hours of game play. You should also consider purchasing an external cooling fan to keep your console running for a longer period of time.
Step 4 Three flashing red lights, or aka “Xbox 360 Red Ring Of death” is not something you want to see on your console. The red light of doom is a sign of some serious hardware failure in your console. The best way to fix this problem is to use one of the Xbox 360 repair guides which have reviewed and approved.
Step 5 Four flashing red lights is nothing to worry about. Simply, check to see if all of your cables are plugged in all the way. If this doesn’t get it fixed, than it is usually your AC cable. Just buy a new AC cable and you will be good to go.