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I have a white xbox , when i put game in it does not read the disk and takes 30 min or longer then it finnaly loads the game up , can i get this problem repaired >? and how much will it cost ?

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The problem is most likely a weak laser . And in some
cases a weak spindle- wormgear motor .
The sure fire way to fix this is to simply find out
what drive you have ( the tray style should identify your drive)
then buy the same make/model from ebay 30-40.00
and remove the P.C. board from your old drive and install
it to the new drive and It's Fixed.

Or you can have a shop swap it out for 70.00-90.00


If you have any questions feel free to ask.

Rob

Posted on Sep 27, 2010

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