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Xbox360 tray won't read game

On my xobox 360 , the tray never closes when i put a game in , it closes but never read the game it console says oping tray and it opens so i clos it again but i twont work i can do this for hours and the game won't read

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  • Chief33 Jan 08, 2008

    Appreantly this is a common problem with the 360.... Mine wasn't always so bad, but now sometimes I can spend hours just hitting "close" on my remote to try and get an game to be read. I'm passed warrenty on my console, so Microsoft says my only option is to send my 360 in for $115.... Does anyone have any thoughts on how to remedy this issue?


  • Anonymous Aug 08, 2008

    my 360 wont read games either but if right when i close the tray before its totally closed i knock on top of the 360 like right where the disk would be usually itll read sometimes it takes a few tries

  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2008

    in our game call of duty 4 the game disc will read it but when it is about to start it says the game cant be read.

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    My March madness 09 disc just when i close it all it says is open. It worked before and theres no scratches.

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2009

    wouldn't play games or movies just kept saying open tray. I have used the dvd lens cleaner and it will play movies now but no games.

  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    i put the game in but it doesn't see or realize that i have put a game in i open the tray and close it. it says reading but still doesnt recognize that i have put a game in. it does this for all of my games.

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JUST SHAKE THE XBOX, It will start to sound really loud but will read the game... The problem starts when the tray stop closing due to a displacement from the closing motor. The laser then stops moving and gets stuck. Just shake the xbox (turned on) and that will get the laser goin...

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I have the same problem my tray always says open tray !!!! i have solved this by removing all the plastic covering from my console an just before the tray closes i rapidly shake the dvd drive an miraculously it kicks the laser up the arse and makes it work !!!! stupid i no just give it a try an c honest it works my 360 once started DOES not crash or **** up its mint !!! dont nok it till ya try it

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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Your xbox tray is out of its henge and is not working right . However before sending it in look at local game stores to see how much money they will give you. If you find a deal take it.

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

Just buy a new 1

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Hello there mate my best buddy is havin the same problem we went to play halo and it cam up put in a 360 and underneath all chinese writing lol try a lens cleaner like wot u clean ur dvd player it worked for my mate for a lil while how do u get it touch with microsoft write bak

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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