Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

360Wont read game or dvd disks? - Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 4,102 Answers

Hi it sounds like your not far aways from the dreaded red ring of death, the fans working hard indicates the xbox is over heating really quick and the chances are the gpu and or cpu chip are over heating, now this over heating causes the heat sinks to heat up and these are close to the dvd drive and the heat transfers over and causes the problem you are getting.

now replacing the dvd drive may solve your problem but it wont last long as the over heating will cause the same problem in a matter of weaks

the best thing to do would be to pay someone to remove the x clamps and fit a more secure way of holding the hear sinks in place it will also need a full clean and new heat sink paste using so it is quite a big job.

i charge 25 pound plus parts and if the problem is just the heat sinks and x clamps then it works out to about 30quid but if you do need a drive then your looking at between 40 and 50quid to get it fixed, how ever you need to bare in mind that the damage could all ready be done and the cpu and or the gpu chip could have over heated and fried if this is the case then the unit is scrap and only worth spare parts but as your dvd drive is failing their isnt much else worth anything apart from the case and the fans and possibly the heat sinks depending on which circuit board you have.

shop around and see what prices you can get as it may solve the problem.

let me know if you need further assistance ok

plz rate this solution as i have a whole page of unrated posts, thanks
`6

Posted on Oct 05, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Not recognizing the game


the laser lens that reads the disk is dirty, buy a dvd that comes with a little bottle of solution, this will clean the internal lens, other 2 possible reasons, the dvd disks/games are dirty or too many stratches, and or the dvd disk/game is damaged, you can buy a scratch remover kit from any local store.These are the simple most common problems seen with video games and dvd players.

Nov 24, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Will not read most of my disc's


if you look at the bottom of the disk that plays and its not the same as the disks that dont your dvd lazer is out not all ps2 games are dvd

Sep 21, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

1 Answer

My 360 will not read disk but will play DVD's


did you buy games online are they the right area code?

Jun 22, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

2 Answers

My 360 will not read disk but will play DVD's


do they have head cleaners for that game system ? i would try a dvd head cleaner

Jun 21, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

Playstation 2 Disk read error.


try cleaning the disk with cleaner if you dont have cleaner use water

Jan 21, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

1 Answer

360 dvd drive won't read games and it won't open


buy a new dvd drive online. it is the only way this video might help you how to install it
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bo2dl2vlwis

Jan 03, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

2 Answers

X Box Can't read disk


try to get a repair for your disk drive. My friends have had this problem and got microsoft to fix it for them for free a year ago.

Oct 12, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox Console

3 Answers

Xbox 360wont read any of my games


are you tring to play just xbox games or are they xbox 360 games because if they are just xbxo games you just need to go to the nearest gamestop and ask them to show you where you can buy a backwards comptiablity disc and the upload the software on to your xbox 360

Apr 25, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

XBOX 360 will not read game disks


Bad Cdrom/dvd
The laser going bad is a pretty common issue with the drives, since it's a Hitachi that spindle motor could be all gunked up with dirt as well and cause that issue also.
if ya have a Hitachi, if it's a Samsung it could just be the laser.

http://www.llamma.com/xbox/Repairs/xbox_dvd_repair.htm

Dec 18, 2007 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

1 Answer

Dvd-rom not able to read pc dvd game


What is the game title and manufacturer? Can you read/play any other type of DVD on this drive?

Mar 12, 2007 | Lite On LITEON DVD-ROM16X, 21600KB/sec...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microsoft Xbox 360 Console Logo

32 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Microsoft Video Game Consoles & Games Experts

marley mcelhinney

Level 3 Expert

490 Answers

Tre Elkins

Level 3 Expert

643 Answers

Martin Murray

Level 3 Expert

1623 Answers

Are you a Microsoft Video Game Console and Game Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...