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My xbox keeps saying open tray, it cant read the disc, i brought a lens cleaning disc but it wont even play that it just says "open tray".. help

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Yes this error is caused by the receptors on the back of the DVD drive heating up so even if you are too clean the disc that will not help.

You need to stop the heat build up, you can do this by sending it back in or repair it yourself

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Your laser needs cleaning, if not you'll need a new cd drive but in that case you cant put the x box casing back on so your xbox would look messed got any more questions or more detailed info e-mail me METALLICAslave@live.com

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My xbox keeps saying open tray I brought it to a guy twice and no fix everytime I put a game or movie in it it reads and says open tray


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1, the disc may be dirty
2. the mian reason for this your xbox drive cannot read the disc , because the power of the lens is gone(not completely) ,

solution:

1. keep your disc inside the drive and switch off the console, again swith on try this 2 to 3 time
2. keep the console in vertical position or little slanding position(180 dg) make sure it does not fall

3. its better to buy hatddisc and load the game inside it , so that u lens life increased

4. change the entire drive

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