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HI, My X box 360 is not reading discs. It keeps telling me to open tray & when I do this it whirs then tels me to open tray again Can you help please

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  • paul_macdona Jan 14, 2009

    Thanks!

    What can be done to idenitify this & trhen repair it???

  • Anonymous Feb 15, 2009

    I have this same problem is there any clear cut way to fix this issue? If not I am going to be pretty damn pissed, I will be forced to get my 9th xbox. And I take damn good care of my ****, still got pristine working atari, nes, snes, turbo graphix and all sorts of all stuff.

    Microsoft really made a faulty damn system, should be a lawsuit somewhere I swear.

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Yes i had the same problem if you are talking about them facts and also the light in the center stays flashing we took the xbox apart and found that the timing on the cd drive was gone that might be the problem with you

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Hi my xbox 360 keeps telling me to open tray after a disc is inserted. it says reading then it says open tray.


1: Take a close look at the bottom side of your game, movie, or music disc (the side without a label or image). Are there scratches? Excessive scratches or smudges can prevent your console from reading the disc. Hold the disc by the edges without touching the top or bottom surfaces. Using a soft, clean, slightly damp cloth, lightly wipe from the center of the disc outward. 2: Try other discs to determine whether the problem happens with any disc or only with this particular disc. If multiple game discs, DVDs, or CDs will not play: Make sure the media type and the disc region code are compatible with the console. 3: If your Xbox 360 console can't play multiple game discs, try clearing your system cache. Here's how: On the console, go to My Xbox, and then select System Settings. Select Memory. Highlight any storage device, and then press Y on your controller.Select Clear System Cache. If you still can't play a game disc, try the next solution. 4: If the solutions above did not resolve your problem, please send Microsoft your Xbox 360 console for repair..

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I put in a disc into my xbox 360 and i just keeps reading th disc and saying open tray, I open tray, put in disc and close tray, it reads the disk and just repeats message open tray?? Please help


You can do it yourself by opening the xbox 360 case and the dvd rom with a proper tools.. tighten with a screw (counter clock) right there!! (see the picture)

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My xobx keeps saying open tray then close tray then again open tray....it wont read any of my discs


Open tray error is very common for Xbox 360 users, it could be a permanent or temporary issue to check

You can check the Open Tray error troubleshooting tip i have put on FixYa, check the link here

Happy Gaming, please do take time to rate my solution

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Oct 26, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Disc tray wont work right


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You can check the tip i have created on solving this issue of open tray, let me know of this help and do take time to rate my solution

Happy Gaming

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3803844-troubleshooting_steps_xbox_360_open

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http://gamingbox.wordpress.com

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it could be that u got **** like food in your x box360 open it up and clean it out put it back to gether and try it if this dose not work tell me at alexswierenga@yahoo.com ty

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My xbox says open tray when there is a disc in it


common xbox flaw mine does the same ,just keep opening and closeing the tray till it reads the disk,this can be very annoying .your dvd tray is probally on the way out

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