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When I put certain games in the console they try to load, then it say (reads) open tray. Does anyone have any advice? Much thanks

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  • Adam Jerome_lagudi
    Adam Jerome_lagudi Sep 13, 2010

    Does it do this for all discs? Or only certain discs?

  • juliefallon Sep 13, 2010

    Hi fieldy 14,

    Not all disks...Only certain disks.



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To me the problem sounds like its the dvd-rom drive, try the discs that DON"T work in you console in another console, If they still fail to work, the problem is the disc.
Make a buck and trade them in for new copies at a games boutique.
If the games do work you may be in need of a replacement dvd-rom drive.
Please read up on what model you have and what model you'll need to replace with as there are many different models and brands floating around.
Good Luck.

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  • juliefallon Sep 14, 2010

    Thanks. I'll try them out on my friends son's console at some point today.
    They are fairly new and look like they are in good condition. However, it's worth trying.

    Thanks for your advise. It's very much appreciated.Shall read up on model info.

  • Adam Jerome_lagudi
    Adam Jerome_lagudi Sep 15, 2010

    Good luck. I hope it works.


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Yes this is because of the sensors on the drive overheating all you need to do is stop the heat build up getting to the main chips and you will be fine, use a good repair guide or send it in for a fix.

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