Tip & How-To about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

Xbox 360 tray stuck closed

This is a common problem with many older units.
When you press eject the light flashes on the box
and the screen says" Open tray" bu nothing happens.

The cause is a weak eject motor , that is unable to
break the magnetic seal holding the cd rom against the
spindle .

If you press eject wait 1 second then smack the top
of the box HARD right over the cd rom drive your tray will
open .

The fix for this is to clean out the drive and re-lube all the
tracks and guides ,also gap the magnet in the upper hub
so it holds the cd with a little less force .That will enable
the motor to break the seal with out stallingout


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