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Tray will open but when it closes it will make a gridining nioce

The tray will open but on the xbox 360 dashbored it says that its opening then whene I close it it makes a nioce then opens what to do plz someone answer

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Your problem is your system was moved when your disk was in your system, happens to a lot of 360 users. Its b/c there is no protector for the disk (protector holds the disk is place so it dont fall out) I would google search "How to fix...(your problem) or do that on youtube.

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Mine was doing the same thing and I found a solution and fixed it myself. Warranty was expired anyway. Anyway the heat from the unit heats up the glue on the little magnet that holds the disk secure. I opened mine up and sure enough the magnet had become dislodged from the top. I pulled it off and reglued it where it was supposed to be and it works perfectly. Found the solution on you tube.

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SOURCE: my xbox 360 cd drive keeps on opening and closing.

Your having a dvd drive problem Im taking a guess but i have fixed many like this before. What you need to do is take your xbox360 apart. You can find a video how to do this on our site http://www.xboxmodshop.com next you want to remove your dvd drive take out the four screws on the bottom and remove the top cover. Now make sure your looking at the spindle where the game rest in the middle of your spindle you will normally find two magnets, but in your case your probably wont. Yours are probably stuck to the top of your drive cover. You need to remove them and superglue or epoxy them back in the middle of your spindle.After completely dry put everything back together it should play normal.I recommend a inter-cooler so this wont happen again.

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SOURCE: I turn on my xbox 360 and it says open tray and wont read disc

I have had this happen about 3 times. The first time was when i figured out how to fix it. The 2nd and 3rd were temporary.(Just needed to be turned off for a moment) You need to shut the console off for atleast 15 minutes 10 at the lowest with everthing unplugged. I mean the hard drive, memory unit, and all cables, and adapters. Then after 10-15 minutes plug everything in and DON'T PRESS the BUTTONS ON THE XBOX OR THE CONTROLLERS. Press the button to open the tray and take out the game or dvd and put in a different one. If this doesn't work do it all over again and then put in a different game or dvd not the previous ones and turn on the console the same but then a soon as you get the disc in and closed in shut it off then open the tray and wait till you are at the main menu go into any program so you can't see it is reading and close the tray. If that doesn't work contact the xbox support line. Really hope this works for you.

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SOURCE: xbox 360 says reading then open tray, close tray

check the unit with a different disc, also better do a optical disc cleaning on yur unit. sometime lens get dirt and hard to read the disc inserted.

hope this helps

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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How to fix the "open tray" error on Xbox 360


When ever you have a problem with your Xbox 360 always do these steps first:
1. Turn off your Xbox 360
2. Unplug all of your cords
3. Plug your cords back in
4. Turn your Xbox 360 back on

1. Now with your Xbox 360 on open your tray.
2. Hold your tray open while you turn Xbox 360 off making sure it doesn't close.
3. Still making sure your tray doesn't close turn it back on.
4. Have fun!!!


If this does not work you will have to send it into microsoft to fix. If your warranty is up you will have to pay $150 to fix it. Otherwise it's free

on Apr 20, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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Tray won't close


Use the following steps to close the disc tray on an original Xbox 360 console.
Step 1: Remove the disc from the tray Step 2: Make sure the faceplate is on correctly
The faceplate is the plastic piece on the front of your console.
  • Press firmly around the edges of your faceplate to snap it into place (make sure it is flush with the rest of the console). If the faceplate is not on correctly, the disc tray won't close.
  • If you find that the faceplate is the problem, please contact Xbox Support to order a replacement faceplate.
If this does not resolve your issue, please try step 3. Step 3: Press the eject buttonTry closing the disc tray by pressing the eject button. If the disc tray successfully closes, open the tray and insert a disc. Now try opening and closing the tray with a disc in the tray.
Note Make sure that the disc isn't sticky and doesn't have any labels that could prevent the tray from closing.
If your disc drive still will not close, please try step 4. Step 4: Move the disc drive tray
  1. Gently move the tray up and down, and then from side to side.
  2. Press the eject button on your Xbox 360 console.If your disc drive still will not close, you need to have your console repaired.
  3. Step 5: Request a repair If the disc tray still won't close properly, your Xbox 360 console needs to be repaired.


Xbox 360 S consoleUse the following steps to close the disc tray on an Xbox 360 S console. Step 1: Remove disc from the trayIf there is a disc in the disc tray, remove the disc. Step 2: Press the eject buttonTry closing the disc tray by pressing the eject button. If the disc tray closes successfully, open the tray and insert a disc. Now, try opening and closing the tray with a disc in the tray.

Note Make sure that the disc isn't sticky and doesn't have any labels that could prevent the tray from closing.

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If the disc tray still will not close, please try step 3. Step 3: Move the disc drive tray
  1. Gently move the tray up and down, and then from side to side.
  2. Press the eject button on your Xbox S 360 console.

If the disc tray still will not close, you need to have your console repaired. Step 4: Request a repairIf the disc tray will not close, you need to have your console repaired.

Dec 16, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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How do i fix the disk drive on an xbox 360


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OK use those links above i am sure you will find help there.

Mar 25, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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360 tray opens and closes by itself


broken faceplate or broken dvd tray. Call MS support.

Mar 20, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Xbox 360 reads open tray and doesn't show game


Just keep closing and opening the tray, sooner or later it should read the disk.

Dec 05, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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My xbox 360 disc tray wont open how do i fix that problem


Slap the top of the the box as you press eject. that will get it open.
then wipe a little rubbing alcohol on the black belt
just under the tray . And a little petroleum jell in the
tracks under the tray . Then open and close the tray to
work it in.


Rob

Sep 19, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Xbox 360 tray keeps opening


try formatting the xbox 360 system firmware it is due to virus problem may be.

Sep 04, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Disc tray won't close


Whenever you need help with your Xbox or Xbox 360 accessories, allways check out Xbox Customer Support

The answer to your question is quite long, so here's a link.

Xbox 360 disc tray help

Hope this helps

May 20, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Open tray close tray reading open tray


call xbox customer support at 1-800-4MY-XBOX

Jan 18, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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