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My xbox 360 white reads disk and plays games fine but when i close the disk drive it maks a wierd sound

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When a disk drive is either pushed in or pulled out to fast, the gear is likely to be stripped you can either ignore the problem or replace the gear its not that big of a deal aslong as you dont care

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I got a 360 off ebay and it wont read 360 games but will read cds and dvds, whenever i put a 360 game in it says to insert disc into an xbox 360 to play, can you tell me wants goin on please?


You need to replace the dvd drive . most online shops like console sourceDotcom have the replacement dvd drives to specify the dvd your have you can open your 360 and look or go to google and search LLama mods and there you find the types of dvd drives pick out the 1 that matches your dvd drive and place an order and they have all the how to's on how to install your new Dvd drive for your xbox 360

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Most likely your disk or dvd drive is dirty. Run the disk through a disk cleaner and run a dvd cleaning disk through your drive.

If that dos not work, try removeing disk, close drive, turn off console, unplug power supply, wait 10 or 20 seconds, then reconnect power supply and try again.

If that fails, assumeing other disks will read, your disk may have a major flaw. You can check with your local game store, they often have a machine that may restore your disk, (most places that I know of charge like 1 or 2 $).

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If your Xbox 360 will not play your games this is because of the sensors on the back of the drive overheating it is not normally the laser.

Luckily you can fix this yourself and get back to your games and to do this you need the proven Xbox 360 Repair guide.

Or you can send it in and they will fix it for you the repair will take about 4 weeks.

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Xbox 360 games not reading disk


probably bad drive. since you opened, you cannot have fixed unless you pay up. my advice, go online and search for the EXACT same dvd drive and order it. then search a video on youtube on how to replace it. replacement drive should run you about 30-40 bucks depending on brand and where you get it.

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it might be the disk drive lens just inst reading. if you still have warrenty with microsoft call and tell them whats wrong. if not then it will be cheaper if you buy a new disk drive for your xbox 360 and have a game repair shop replace it or just take it to the game repair shop and they can tell you whats wrong for sure. but call microsoft first you have 3 year warrenty with microsoft depending around what time you purchesed your system.

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One day i was playing halo 3 and my disk drive starting making wierd, grinding noises and stopped then after the noise stopped my disk would stop spinning and now eveytime i try to read my disk my motor...


This hard disk is a easy fix, You can buy a new one for the fraction of the cost, All you have to do is slip this off the unit and apply an new or even a used hard drive. Here is some links for some hard drives http://catalog.ebay.com/Microsoft-Hard-Drive-120-GB-9Z600001-for-Xbox-360_W0QQ_fifptsZ1QQ_pcatidZ413QQ_pidZ70884347QQ_trksidZp3286Q2ec0Q2em271

you can get some for under 30 bucks. if this information helps please rate accordenly Thanks

May 02, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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Xbox 360 fails to read xbo 360 games. System turns on and works properly, able to play arcade games from harddrive and read dvds to play movies. When 360 games are inserted into tray the error message...


sounds like ure laser is on the way out has the drive been changed at all? try cleaning the laser with a cleaning disk if still no joy its a new laser by the sound of it might be cheaper to find a repair shop local than sending it to ms

Apr 17, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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X-box makes a clicking noise when playing a game


because the disk drive is broken mineis like that too. pretty soon it will read our games as dvds

Feb 21, 2009 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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this usually happens to bad/damaged/dirty game disks. try cleaning the disks. if that doesn't work, contact microsoft via xbox.com/support.

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run through your initial set up again.

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