Xbox 360 - Stuck or sticking tray fix!
If your Xbox 360 DVD drive won’t eject it can be a very simple fix.
Samsung drive is almost always a very simple fix, if you have another
drive, it may be more difficult.
To identify your drive, follow
• Remove the faceplate by firmly grasping the
opening for the USB ports and pulling.
• Underneath the DVD tray
there should be a small hole.
• Look at the wires in the hole to
identify which drive type you have.
Red and Black Wires = Samsung
Yellow Wires = LiteOn Drive
White Wires = BenQ Drive
Wires = Hitachi Drive
It is very common for a
Samsung drive to not eject. It’s a very simple fix for this!
Power on your Xbox 360
2. Press the eject button
the Xbox 360 “tries” to eject, just simply push in on the tray cover.
should make it eject!
If it does not, please follow the guide
for the other drives below:
This requires you to disassemble your
Xbox 360. IF you don’t know how, look it up on google, there are plenty
Then follow these steps:
1. Remove your
Xbox 360 DVD drive from the Xbox 360
2. Turn over and remove the
four screws securing the drive (6 screws if it’s a Hitachi)
Remove the top cover of the DVD drive.
4. Put the drive back in
the Xbox 360, connect the wires, and power on your Xbox 360.
Once the 360 powers on, eject the drive. Most of the time it should
eject normally. If it doesn’t you may have to force it.
the Xbox 360. If you turn it off with the power button the tray will
close first, we need it open.
7. Near the front of the drive, you
should now be able to see and access a small rubber band that was hidden
by the tray.
8. Remove the band, lubricate and replace.
Replace the top cover and hook up and test.
10. If that doesn’t
work, you may need a new rubber band. If you can get one of the right
size, replace and test.
on May 13, 2010 | Video Game Consoles