Xbox 360 Red Light Repair When The Power Supply Light Is Orange
When dealing with the dreaded red light, your power supply light is going to be either red, orange or green. You obviously want it to be green if at all possible. However, if it is orange you are still not out of the doghouse quite yet. Here are some Xbox 360 red light repair tips when the power supply light is orange.
An orange light that is illuminated on the power supply of your system is going to occur for one of two reasons. The problem is going to occur because the console is turned off or because the power supply is disconnected from the console. This type of behavior is fairly common as it indicates the power supply is in standby mode.
What confuses many people is the fact that the power supply light can still be illuminated orange even if the console is turned off. The reason for this is because the power supply cord is probably not inserted completely inside the power socket of the console. When you have to begin worrying is if the power supply light is orange but the console will not turn on.
If this is the case, Xbox 360 red light repair is probably on your mind. There are some basic repair steps you will want to take. First, start by turning off your Xbox 360 console. You will then disconnect the cord that connects the power supply to the console.
In order to disconnect the cord connecting the power supply to the console, you will need to unplug the power cord from the wall socket. After doing this, disconnect the power cord from the console. You can then reconnect all of the cords and try to turn the console back on. If your console will still not turn back on, you will want to refer to the troubleshooting steps that can be found in the Microsoft knowledge base article.
To prevent this problem from even occurring and having to go through Xbox 360 red light repair, there are several things you can do. First, make sure that all of the ventilation openings in the power supply are free to ventilate. Also, make sure you do not put the power supply on a bed or sofa as this will block the ventilation openings. Lastly, do not put the power supply in a confined space like a bookcase or rack, and do not put it on a stereo speaker or heat source that can radiate heat.