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My xbox 360 keeps saying open tray even when there is a game inside of it what do i do

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This could be a drive belt problem, it could be slipping, there are plenty of guides on youtube that will show you how to remove this without having to open your console.
Or it is a drive motor fault, when the motor becomes worn it has not got the strength to connect the magnet,by giving the console a rap (don,t go mad) with your knuckles over where the center of the disk will be, when it says loading, will confirm this is the problem if the game does load.
The console will need opening to fix this.
Or it is a magnet issue, the magnet sometimes comes loose off the motor so the motor can't engage, the magnet needs gluing back on.
The console will need opening to fix this.
Remember thumbs up if this helps.

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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The warranty on the XBox 360 is ONE YEAR. If you have had it for more than a year, there is no more warranty to be void. You can open it.

The XBox 360 is a wonderful video game console, however, with heavy usage, the laser (and/or other components in the drive) will eventually burn out. The first signs of the laser starting to burn out is that your game will start freezing during game play. Eventually the games will stop reading altogether and you will get an "OPEN TRAY" message when you put a disc in and close the tray. What this means is that the XBox 360 thinks that there is no disc in the system.

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Get an air spray canister (just compressed air), open your Xbox's game tray, take the disc out, then spray the air along the tray, moving side to side inside the Xbox. You may want to spray into the vents, too, just to be sure.

This worked for me, and it was the only thing that worked for me. I had already tried hitting the console with the controller (gently), and doing the stuff Microsoft recommends etc.

If that doesn't work, you could try gently knocking the top of the Xbox with your conroller, when you put the disc in, as I've heard that works for some people.

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