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Not reading discs right away

I can put in adisc and sometimes it will load but more often than not it will say open tray. do i have a bad disc drive or is it just dirty

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Usually just dirty
the xbox has a **** drive, installed in a stupid location next to cooling air ports, and it is usually placed on the floor, dust heaven. the drive can be cleaned by a directed jet of air through the partly opened drive door. The slot in the middle of the disc tray defines the laser lens location. compressed air in a can is available at pc stores, or the blow jet of a vaccuum with a piece of fishtank air line to reduce the flow is sufficient.
dont open the case, the seals need to remain intact or MS will not repair the red ring of death failure when it occurs

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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