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X box system coming on but not reading disc keep opening and closing tray

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This is a issue with the DVD drive of the xbox 360. You can attempt to replace the drive it's self but it is a long process which requires you to spoof the new drive. You can also contact Microsoft to get the drive replaced.

Posted on Aug 26, 2010

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B) Make sure that this is covered by Microsof't's RROD warranty. Then some how get teh red rings on this console and send it to Microsoft. (Note: I am not held responsible for your actions.)

C) This is a lens problem. So go out to a store and buy a DVD lens cleanser. It's a disc that cleans the lenses of the DVD or the XBOX.

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