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Everything works, it turns on, open and closes, the disc even spins, its just the game wont come on

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  • Rod Sims
    Rod Sims May 11, 2010

    does it keep saying open tray even affter you load a game ? if so its a dead laser Rob.

  • normkruse May 11, 2010

    it reads disk but it says to play this disk put it in to xbox 360 console

  • normkruse May 11, 2010

    it says to play this disk put it in to xbox 360 console

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It could be the laser is dirty or needs to be replaced. The board in the drive could be bad, but most times it is the laser. If you can take the unit apart and clean it, that is best. Blowing air in doesn't do the job. Its like taking a leaf blower in a house to clean it. The next best thing is a disk with the brushes under it. Wipe some alcohol on it first to see if the dirt will stick to the brushes.

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