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At About 3:15 Pm Mountain Time Subject Xbox 360 Suffered a Series of Freezes,Powered Down, and when Turned back on clearly diagnosed With Terminal 3 lights of Death...

So What Should i do guys? I have Warranty for it But is was thinking..
I hear MS Doesnt do a Very Good Job at Fixing the RROD and it will get it again Eventually... Can Any 360 owner Confirm this? Also i Saw this Thing Called X- Clamp its suppose to fix so it never gets it Again..anyone tried it? Im Really Considering The Xclamp so i can use it as an Excuse to Open it and do a Few mods while im in there Coughfirmwareflashcough... So What Should i Do?

and also... DO NOT TELL ME TO GET A Ps3!!!
    
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post #2 of 54

try this

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Definitely get it repaired by MS. I've heard they do a great job. Then sell it and buy a PS3 j/k!

Most other tricks to fix it yourself are only temporary.
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[QUOTE=ElMikeTheMike;3705426]Then sell it and buy a PS3 j/k!

no joke... I have owned both and the PS3 is the better system
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[quote=newphase;3705433]
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Then sell it and buy a PS3 j/k!

no joke... I have owned both and the PS3 is the better system
in B4 xbox is bestest ever
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dont worry i've had 3 RROD and all they done was send out a new console ... each one i have had has had a different serial number ... just send it off through there system wait 2 weeks and get a new console
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What a bunch of nonsense. You cover the thing with a towel if you WANT to get the rrod.
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what was the manufactured date?
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What a bunch of nonsense. You cover the thing with a towel if you WANT to get the rrod.
no you cover it in a towel to get a 2 rrod not a 3 rrod, a 2 rrod is overheated, and once you let it cool, it should go back to normal.
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no you cover it in a towel to get a 2 rrod not a 3 rrod, a 2 rrod is overheated, and once you let it cool, it should go back to normal.
You get the rrod due to overheating; it warps the board.

Overheating it even more is not gonna fix the problem. It's just gonna make it worse.

People with the older 360 models use this "towel trick" to GET the 3 ring rrod, so they can send it back to microsoft and get a new one that doesn't have this problem. Also people who have other problems with their system that microsoft will refuse to fix, if you incite the rrod, it gets covered under a different warranty.
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