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The Xbox 360 drive will not open or close the drive

The cd drive will not open or close i don't know what to do!

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  • zoo12311 Apr 09, 2008

    My xbox 360 will not open or close and it wont read disc unless you smack the top of the console and it is consistantly scratching games

  • 808alawai Apr 10, 2008

    Disk trey won't open, xbox360 left large enough scratches on 2 brand new games that became unplayable before disk trey stopped working. Called tech support.. have to mail xbox360 in.. again.. for the 4th time...

  • asdfghjklqwe Feb 06, 2009

    it doen't open and close.also it doesn't read the games

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If it doesn't open how do you know it doesn't close????

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You can ether tap the top of the 360 or if you take it out and clean it out it will work for a couple weeks most of the time but smacking it works tp

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Game stuck in the back of my xbox 360


If you have a xbox 360 the DVD drive is self contained you wil have to open the system to retrieve the game go to www.llama.com to find a tutorial on how to open the system

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Xbox 360 - Stuck or sticking tray fix!


If your Xbox 360 DVD drive won’t eject it can be a very simple fix.

The Samsung drive is almost always a very simple fix, if you have another drive, it may be more difficult.

To identify your drive, follow this guide:

• Remove the faceplate by firmly grasping the opening for the USB ports and pulling.
• Underneath the DVD tray there should be a small hole.
• Look at the wires in the hole to identify which drive type you have.

Red and Black Wires = Samsung Drive
Yellow Wires = LiteOn Drive
White Wires = BenQ Drive
No Wires = Hitachi Drive


SAMSUNG:

It is very common for a Samsung drive to not eject. It’s a very simple fix for this!

1. Power on your Xbox 360
2. Press the eject button
3. When the Xbox 360 “tries” to eject, just simply push in on the tray cover.

That should make it eject!

If it does not, please follow the guide for the other drives below:

This requires you to disassemble your Xbox 360. IF you don’t know how, look it up on google, there are plenty of guides.

Then follow these steps:

1. Remove your Xbox 360 DVD drive from the Xbox 360
2. Turn over and remove the four screws securing the drive (6 screws if it’s a Hitachi)
3. Remove the top cover of the DVD drive.
4. Put the drive back in the Xbox 360, connect the wires, and power on your Xbox 360.
5. Once the 360 powers on, eject the drive. Most of the time it should eject normally. If it doesn’t you may have to force it.
6. Unplug the Xbox 360. If you turn it off with the power button the tray will close first, we need it open.
7. Near the front of the drive, you should now be able to see and access a small rubber band that was hidden by the tray.
8. Remove the band, lubricate and replace.
9. Replace the top cover and hook up and test.
10. If that doesn’t work, you may need a new rubber band. If you can get one of the right size, replace and test.

on May 13, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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If your Xbox 360 Disc tray won't eject


If your Xbox 360 DVD drive won’t eject it can be a very simple fix.

The Samsung drive is almost always a very simple fix, if you have another drive, it may be more difficult.

To identify your drive, follow this guide:

• Remove the faceplate by firmly grasping the opening for the USB ports and pulling.
• Underneath the DVD tray there should be a small hole.
• Look at the wires in the hole to identify which drive type you have.

Red and Black Wires = Samsung Drive
Yellow Wires = LiteOn Drive
White Wires = BenQ Drive
No Wires = Hitachi Drive


SAMSUNG:

It is very common for a Samsung drive to not eject. It’s a very simple fix for this!

1. Power on your Xbox 360
2. Press the eject button
3. When the Xbox 360 “tries” to eject, just simply push in on the tray cover.

That should make it eject!

If it does not, please follow the guide for the other drives below:

This requires you to disassemble your Xbox 360. IF you don’t know how, look it up on google, there are plenty of guides.

Then follow these steps:

1. Remove your Xbox 360 DVD drive from the Xbox 360
2. Turn over and remove the four screws securing the drive (6 screws if it’s a Hitachi)
3. Remove the top cover of the DVD drive.
4. Put the drive back in the Xbox 360, connect the wires, and power on your Xbox 360.
5. Once the 360 powers on, eject the drive. Most of the time it should eject normally. If it doesn’t you may have to force it.
6. Unplug the Xbox 360. If you turn it off with the power button the tray will close first, we need it open.
7. Near the front of the drive, you should now be able to see and access a small rubber band that was hidden by the tray.
8. Remove the band, lubricate and replace.
9. Replace the top cover and hook up and test.
10. If that doesn’t work, you may need a new rubber band. If you can get one of the right size, replace and test.

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If it is new, Microsoft will fix it under warrenty. http://support.xbox.com/en-us/pages/xbox-360/troubleshoot/warranty/default.aspx

But.. sounds like the CD open button is stuck in.
The button on the case is a springy plastic lever extended to reach the button on the drive itself, inside the case.

If you plan on opening it (the case), you will need a special tool to avoid damage to the case, and you will void the warrenty.

Without a cd in it, try tapping the case on sides with finger tips or knuckles, and on the front of case next to button. Hopefully to allow button to pop out to normal position.

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My 360 is not reading any discs


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My xbox tray when i close it just opens again and will not stay closed


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