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Console will not read disk. always says open tray after mulitble times of opening and closing games seem to pull though and work. is it the laser or spinner

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Well, it could be your disk is scratched (but im sure you didnt post this just for someone to say you have a scratched disk so...lol) the best do it yourself solution to this problom is to take your 360 apart and replace the disk drive all together. You could find the parts on ebay or whatever,...it is very easy to replace the disk drive, pretty much once you get the case off...(hint: only remove the long screws) cuz those are the ones hold the case together..pretty much after that you just remove the disk drive, remove the two cables that are attached to it, and put in the new diskdrive..oh and make sure you get the right disk drive in there, Microsoft used 2 diffrent brands or disk drives (im not sure if they make a diffrence but better safe then sorry) it will say which one you got on the disk drive when you take it out... OH!! and before you do anything, call 1800 4myxbox and SEE IF YOU HAVE ANY WARRENTY ON THE CONSOLE, cuz if you do, the repair will be free. hope this helped ya...Later ;)

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