Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
Recently I kept getting an unreadable disc message on my xbox 360. I took it apart and notice that the disc drive will not spin my game. I acts like it wants to start but it spins hesitantly and then won't spin at all then it get the unreadable disc message. Thanks for any help you can give me.
Dont know if this was just me But this fixxed mine, but I think was my Fault.. I was getting "Open tray Error on all games so Took apart Xbox 360 and DVD drive and Cleaned the LOT, everything, even the Lens with a cotten Bud.. After I put it back together the Disk would Not spin at all.. it did before :( I took thr DVD part again and the centre curcle, where the disks sits to spin. I tried rotate as it would spinning a disk and It was hard, well alittle hard for a finger so impossible for a Drive, after spinning it clockwise afew times it got nice and Loose, was spinning very easy. Put the 360 together again and BAM, Spins perfectly and best of all, NO "open tray error" Yay :) hope this helps
Posted on Jan 20, 2010
You are going to have to replace the drive. They are $45.00 on ebay with free shipping.
Posted on Feb 16, 2009
I had the same problem....you need to buy a non flashed dvd drive....go on youtube....look up how to take it apart (if you don't know how)....then see the serial numbers on the dvd drive you have and the type....then buy the same type and numbers on ebay...then the complicated part....there is a chip inside of the dvd drive....you take that chip out with a saudering iron, don't hurt the chip the wires you don't need to worry about because there are new ones on the new dvd drive, afetr you take the chip out you need to sauder it into the new dvd drive and take the chip out of the new dvd drive. The reason for this is the chip is synced with your xbox, so the new chip wont work. So when you take out the new chip and sauder in yours....it should be all set...
Practice on something else if your not good at saudering, or get someone else to do it.
Make sure your saudering gun is a small tip...for the wires are very tiny.
And thats it...Good luck
P.S. I'm buying a PS3 as well...Microsoft has too many ways to screw you....PS=free online, saves a lot in the long run...well worth the 300$
Posted on Apr 10, 2010
My xbox360 disc drive is not spining
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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