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Same thing but with noise

It will not read the disk. One day I tryed to play a video game for x-box 360 on xbox 360 but it would not play. It said reading and then it said unplayable disk. I tryed to clean it and it did not have any scratches. It also makes a noise like a scratching noise. I put the disk in picture up still doesn't work. I am starting to just want to buy another one.

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This is more than likely your laser that is dead or dying and its possibly a samsung or hitatchi drive, be
careful when buying a new laser because there is a lot of dodgy ones around at the minute which can damage
your machine or at the very least will be inferior and not last long.

It could also be the logic board or the drive belt too, if the logic board is faulty no matter how many lasers
you try it will do the same, the fix is to replace the logic board.

if its the drive belt well this is very easy to try and is what id try first, open your 360 tray and look
inside the 360 you should be able to see the drive belt, make sure its attached properly and then take this
out. replace it with a new one and see if this recifies your problems.

SOMETIMES if a drive belt is stretched it will not close properly and then a fault like yours will occur. its
all a matter of eliminations. Drive belts can be found on ebay.

Linda.
www.XboxRepairKit.co.uk

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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