Joined: Dec 13, 2005 Posts: 303 Location: Australia N.S.W XP: 0
Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 12:19 pm Post subject: Halo 3: 3 Red Lights on 2 x Xbox 360's
ok bought two xbox 360 same day same shop 11mounth ago
son xbox 360 son got halo3 on release starts playing game plays it for a couple of days on and off over a couple of weeks next thing 3 red lights (xbox360 played every day)
my xbox 360 son brings halo3 for me to play as his 360 is sent away to get fixed so i play it on/off over two weeks then 3 red lights (xbox 360 played only weekend then some time not for a couple of weeks
this happened two week after my sons had 3 red lights
anyone ever had this problem
The man in the machine (bill gates)
Joined: May 22, 2003 Posts: 23682 Location: NSW, Australia XP: 1,729,814
Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:37 pm Post subject:
I have several consoles and I had issues with my oldest NTSC launch console as soon as i played FORZA and it is very well documented that halo 3 can do the same thing to the older xbox 360 consoles since they suffer from cooling issues.
You can do the XCLAMP replacement yourself to stop this from happening in the future if your xbox is no longer under warranty. Im just about to fix my own xbox 360 and DJB's xbox 360 which are both NTSC American consoles from the 1st launch using the XCLAMP fix. My console has lasted me well, nearly 2 years before the red ring so im more then happy.
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