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XBox 360 When I turn the console on, the tray pops out and will not stay closed...I keep closing it both by using the button and by pushing in the tray, it just won't stay closed. Help, please? Thanks, Cam

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Hi,

There are 3 possible causes for this:

  1. Have you updated the firmware on the DVD drive recently, if so restore the original and get new firmware.
  2. The laser is dying and will need to be replaced, lasers available on eBay.
  3. The drive mechanism has either sheered its teeth or its come off its runners slighty and the sensor doesn't pick up that the drive is closed.
My guess is its number 3 though, depending on your setup, if you have your console standing vertically the lay it flat, if its flat now then try it vertically and power it on.

Anyway, let me know whether you have updated the firmware as thats an easy fix, number 2 and 3, require you to open up the console and the DVD drive.

Let me know if I can help further...!

Cheers

Posted on Jul 03, 2008

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The very first thing, I would suggest you is to check the CD cover, as sometimes labels on CDs prevent tray to close.
If that does not work then do the following.
Remove disc from the tray, make sure the faceplate is on correctly.
The faceplate is the plastic piece on the front of your console.

• Press firmly around the edges of your faceplate to snap it into place (make sure it is flush with the rest of the console). If the faceplate is not on correctly, the disc tray won't close.

• If you find that the faceplate is the problem, please contact Xbox customer support to order a replacement faceplate.

If this does not resolve your issue, please try step 3 and other steps from following link.

http://support.xbox.com/support/en/us/xbox360/kb.aspx?ID=907590&lcid=1033&category=hardware
If you wish you can also use following link of interactive troubleshooting wizard, which will assist you to narrow down on the issue.
http://support.xbox.com/support/en/us/Solutions/wizardhost.aspx?wizardid=xdds
This solution is absolutely free. If your issue is still not resolved, please feel free to ask.
Please rate and give your feedback.
Thanks :)






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The very first thing, I would suggest you is to check the CD cover, as sometimes labels on CDs prevent tray to close.
If that does not work then do the following.
Remove disc from the tray, make sure the faceplate is on correctly.
The faceplate is the plastic piece on the front of your console.

• Press firmly around the edges of your faceplate to snap it into place (make sure it is flush with the rest of the console). If the faceplate is not on correctly, the disc tray won't close.

• If you find that the faceplate is the problem, please contact Xbox customer support to order a replacement faceplate.

If this does not resolve your issue, please try step 3 and other steps from following link.

http://support.xbox.com/support/en/us/xbox360/kb.aspx?ID=907590&lcid=1033&category=hardware
If you wish you can also use following link of interactive troubleshooting wizard, which will assist you to narrow down on the issue.
http://support.xbox.com/support/en/us/Solutions/wizardhost.aspx?wizardid=xdds
This solution is absolutely free. If your issue is still not resolved, please feel free to ask.
Please rate and give your feedback.
Thanks :)






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