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Xbox 360 disk tray will not open

Ever Since I opened the box, when I go to put in a disk, the disk drive only comes out a little bit then goes back in. I've looked on other websites and have tried the paper clip trick (the drive is the one which uses the second hole from the left) and adjusting the face plate. When I tried the paper clip trick, I felt like I was spining the cog, but the drive wouldn't open. I can't send it in to Microsoft either because the tamper sticker had been removed before I got the system. Please Help!! I have been working on this for about two hours - hav read all the advice tried it all - now I have my Xbox oened up and am looking at the disassembeld DVD drive. the rubber band was loose inside - I know nothing about electronics and can't figure out where it should go - One loop should be around the black smooth wheel with he channel in it but I cna't figure out thwere the other end goes - some sort of photo would be a great help.thanks-

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Re: Xbox 360 disk tray will not open

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