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Xbox 360 Disk drive will not open

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  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    I have the same problem, tray used to open on its own and close. Now it wont even open.



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The drive opens and closes using a black elastic band you can see it if you can get the drive open, it might have fallen off or snapped so just get a replacement

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There is another way of opening it. when it makes the sound like it is trying to open, push in and up 'SLIGHTLY'. this is a tricky technique to opening it but it works, it happens to my ~Xbox all the time. Give it ago.
Good luck mate!

Posted on Nov 16, 2007


Everybody is having this problem. it seems that there is a rubber band that moves the ejecting mechanism, heat expands the band and makes it slip on the gears. you have to take your drive apart, take out the band and find a replacement for it.

Posted on Jun 30, 2007

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You should replace it

Posted on Jun 16, 2007

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