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My xbox 360 won't spin to read the disks i put in?

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90% of the time simply replacing the laser will fix the drive.
but 10% of a failure to load ( open tray) is caused by a weak
spindle motor and or a worm-gear motor .

New Laser are cheap 20.00-30.00 available on ebay
and their not hard to install with a you tube tutorial.

I would try swapping out the laser first.
shops charge around 50.00-70.00

If you have any questions feel free to ask.

Rob

Posted on Aug 23, 2010

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    I replace at least 2 laser a day , and their cheap . I would have
    been more than happy to send you a laser for 10-15.00 and even give you
    assistance on how to install it . only take about 5 min tops.
    maybe you should ask a question before you so Quickly toss negative feed back.

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Yes you need to stop the heat getting to the sensors on the back of the drive, you can use a good repair guide or you can send it in to get it fixed.

Posted on Aug 21, 2010

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