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Xbox one time i was playing dead rising and my disc drive start to make loud grinding/stratching noise. I turn off my console and turn it back on. now any disk i put in my box won't read and it says unplayable. and every time the box reads the disc it will make 3 grinding sounds(crk crk crk) and a faint constant beep will follow it

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The drive motor is SERIOUSLY damaged. It will have to be replaced, but good luck finding parts. Call around to local service shops and see if any have parts units.

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