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DISK DRIVE PROBLEM

My xbox 360 broke so i had to send it in and i had just gotten a new game so i borrowed my friends xbox and turned it on and put a disk on and push the close button and it stayed closed for a couple seconds then opens back up again! so now i have no idea how to fix it!

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  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2008

    I have the same problem with mine not sure how to fix anybody have any ideas

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Sounds like it is not reading the disk, make sure it is clean. Can you hear it trying to spin?

I hope you didn't push too ******* the door, you can make it jump a tooth on the loading gear making it go out of time. Check here for more solutions http://fix-your-xbox-360.blogspot.com/

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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.

If you click into the following U.S. based website, you can find more information about this issue, the parts to fix it yourself and you can also send your XBox 360 to them to have it repaired:

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