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I have an xbox 360 elite, when i put in a game or dvd it dosen't read the disc, keeps coming up open tray, sometimes i have to open and close the drawer for up to 30 min. I tryed a disc cleaner in as i thought it was dust in the console but its still doing the same thing. any ideas what could be wrong?

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  • nadinebest83 May 15, 2009

    I have an xbox 360 elite, when i put in a game or dvd it dosen't read the disc, keeps coming up open tray, sometimes i have to open and close the drawer for up to 30 min. I tryed a disc cleaner in as i thought it was dust in the console but its still doing the same thing. any ideas what could be wrong?

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Bad dvd drive or ur elite is retarded

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