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Will not read disc says open tray

You can hear the disc start to spin then it just stops an says open tray.
please help!!!!!my kid is driving me crazy im almost ready to go buy a new one>as if i can aford it(haha)

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  • JeffDesender Feb 09, 2009

    when i insert a disc it spins first off and then say open disc tray! it does it with every game or movie i put in it

  • clark86 Feb 09, 2009

    I have the same problem and it is because the dvd board is fried you need a new dvd drive.

  • overfelt5 Feb 10, 2009

    system turns on, when disc is inserted it says "reading disc" then says "tray is open" our system was brand new at Christmas (2008).

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    My friend puts the disc in regularly. Then it says that it reads. It goes for a lil bit and says open tray. Please help hes annoying me about it.

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    start up the console and it goes straight to the dashboard. even after opening the tray and closing it it goes to the same option, open tray. would play very seldom, but the problem has just started, please come back with a solution!

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    'Reading... Reading... Open Tray'
    I've got this message constantly while trying to play a game. After five times it works, but it's still annoying

  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    When i play a game it just says open tray

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    I have the same problem but its only happening when I put in my Guitar Hero: Metallica disc in.  I guess part of it is my fault as I got frustrated and hit my 360.  Yet, I've tried disc cleaners and they don't work.  

  • nottingham_j May 13, 2009

    when i start up my xbox it reads my disc for about 30 or so seconds and then it says open tray i restated it it does the sme thing wtf can you or someone help??

  • Anonymous May 14, 2009

    my xbox 360 says reading then after about 20 seconds its open tray I think the disk drive is smoked what do u think

  • Anonymous May 14, 2009

    sometimes mine will do this sometimes the disc doesnt even have to be dirty. Try it over again several times it usually works.



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Mines doing the same thing except its not spinning

so i suspect its one of two things
i need to find another piece to make it spin

or maybe the laser is damage or dirty

Since yours is spinning i would say its the laser

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If there is a deep sctratch on the disc it wont work but if the disc isnt working an has no scratches you should try and wash it with water sit for 30 seconds and then try it again

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Never put a disk in water it can eraise date u idiot

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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