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My xbox 360 wont open and if i play it for like 30 mins at an average it gets the 3 red lights.i think it wont open because a few months ago my dads girlfreinds moms dog came over and while my dad was playing the xbox 360 it tripped over the cord and i think knocked the disc tray in.because ever since then we couldnt open it and it kept getting the 3 red lights often.

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The tray usually wont open if the box has been getting too hot for a while. It opens using a clutch type systemn and it driven by a rubber band. the band gets to hot over time periods and stretches. this makes it too loose to break the clutch. The heat also leads to the rings flashing red. they go hand in hand. you can use a pin to open it if you really need. Take of the face plate and to the lower right hand side of the dvd player there is a samll hole, push the pin in there and it will physically open the tray. Make sure you get your game out before you send it in to microshaft, or you wont get it back.

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those red lights are the rrod(red ring of death)if still under warranty send back to microsoft its the cheapest and safest way to garuntee that the problem is solved just be sure to keep on there cases as they have a dendency to take a while hope this helps

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