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DISC TRAY WONT CLOSE... PLEASE HELP !!!!1

My xbox 360 console is in good working condition except for the disc tray will not keep shut, so im stuck on the dashboard unable to play games. when i go to close the disc tray the power button flashes as it should but then keeps flashing once it is shut and opens back up, it will not keep shut and ive tried as many thing as i could to help even when i switch it off it then doesnt actually power down until the disc tray has opened back up.

please give advice on how to resolve this problem as quickly as possible.
Thank you.

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Turn it on it's side and see if that helps. It worked for me.

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The drive switch is broken try to buy a new one and then it should work coz my dad works in the computer part

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Putting out a simple solution, try using a brand new faceplate. Myabe your faceplaye is restricting your console.

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alright thanks man i'll give it a try. :D i'll let u know if i get it to work your way., it kinda makes sense thou if u look at it like that.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEGKDGPj1iw
watch that it will solve the probelm i had it and it works fine now
hope it works for you to

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I have had this happen about 3 times. The first time was when i figured out how to fix it. The 2nd and 3rd were temporary.(Just needed to be turned off for a moment) You need to shut the console off for atleast 15 minutes 10 at the lowest with everthing unplugged. I mean the hard drive, memory unit, and all cables, and adapters. Then after 10-15 minutes plug everything in and DON'T PRESS the BUTTONS ON THE XBOX OR THE CONTROLLERS. Press the button to open the tray and take out the game or dvd and put in a different one. If this doesn't work do it all over again and then put in a different game or dvd not the previous ones and turn on the console the same but then a soon as you get the disc in and closed in shut it off then open the tray and wait till you are at the main menu go into any program so you can't see it is reading and close the tray. If that doesn't work contact the xbox support line. Really hope this works for you.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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