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Do i fix the tray that wont open on my xbox 360

How do i fix the tray that wont open on my xbox 360

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Either you have something sticky spilled on your unit, or you may have to replace the motor for the disc tray. Also take note if the tray is even attempting to open at all. If so, it might just need to be cleaned.

Posted on Oct 01, 2009

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It's the magnet inside the disk drive! This only happens when there is no game in disk drive. Opens fine when you have a game already in it! Correct? I fixed mine by taking the Xbox apart, then take the drive out, then take out the for screws holding the drive together. Take apart then you see the sticker explaining what kind of drive you have, take the sticker off, then you'll see a metal piece that is taken off by turning counter clockwise. Inside is a magnet, put a little electric tape on then put back together then it will open and close with no problems!

Posted on Aug 19, 2012

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SOURCE: xbox 360 disk tray is stuck

Go to this microsoft website http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906935 and something goes wrong send me a message

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

SOURCE: xbox 360 wont read it say open tray

will im just saying some people take it apart to fix it like the laser might have dust on it or something

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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SOURCE: I turn on my xbox 360 and it says open tray and wont read disc

I have had this happen about 3 times. The first time was when i figured out how to fix it. The 2nd and 3rd were temporary.(Just needed to be turned off for a moment) You need to shut the console off for atleast 15 minutes 10 at the lowest with everthing unplugged. I mean the hard drive, memory unit, and all cables, and adapters. Then after 10-15 minutes plug everything in and DON'T PRESS the BUTTONS ON THE XBOX OR THE CONTROLLERS. Press the button to open the tray and take out the game or dvd and put in a different one. If this doesn't work do it all over again and then put in a different game or dvd not the previous ones and turn on the console the same but then a soon as you get the disc in and closed in shut it off then open the tray and wait till you are at the main menu go into any program so you can't see it is reading and close the tray. If that doesn't work contact the xbox support line. Really hope this works for you.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: my xbox 360 disc tray wont open how do i fix that

Slap the top of the the box as you press eject. that will get it open.
then wipe a little rubbing alcohol on the black belt
just under the tray . And a little petroleum jell in the
tracks under the tray . Then open and close the tray to
work it in.


Rob

Posted on Sep 19, 2009

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SOURCE: my xbox 360 keeps saying open tray instead of playing my disk

This is more than likely your laser that is dead 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.

its very possible it could also be your logic board which is a controller that controlls your dvd drive and laser etc. if this is faulty (and im betting its a samsung) then you might have to replace. you can pick these up for swap with the one on your drive for around £10 and can be effective but i would also checj the drive belt and make sure that is tight and working ok and tha laser too.

if your 360 reads dvd's but not games it may be repairable but if it wont read anything then your better off replacing the laser. strip down the console and strip the dvd drive, take out the laser and look underneath it, it will have a code such as HD57 or something else, note that down. Visit ebay and search for the laser with the same code, buy it, fit it in and make sure you de-solder the static blob of solder before using it (search the net about this or ask the seller) and then try your machine again :)

linda

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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How to fix the "open tray" error on Xbox 360


When ever you have a problem with your Xbox 360 always do these steps first:
1. Turn off your Xbox 360
2. Unplug all of your cords
3. Plug your cords back in
4. Turn your Xbox 360 back on

1. Now with your Xbox 360 on open your tray.
2. Hold your tray open while you turn Xbox 360 off making sure it doesn't close.
3. Still making sure your tray doesn't close turn it back on.
4. Have fun!!!


If this does not work you will have to send it into microsoft to fix. If your warranty is up you will have to pay $150 to fix it. Otherwise it's free

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Slap the top of the the box as you press eject. that will get it open.
then wipe a little rubbing alcohol on the black belt
just under the tray . And a little petroleum jell in the
tracks under the tray . Then open and close the tray to
work it in.


Rob

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the lens of the disc drive needs a check up...

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