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Front panel doesnt work

I can only turn the console on and off by the controller and i also have to use a pin to open the disk drive has anybody got a clue how to fix would be much appreciated

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  • joey2x4 Jul 16, 2008

    the games will come out its just that i cant operate the machine by the power button and the disk drive button does'nt work due to this problem any sollutions would be much appreciated

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Hmmmmmmmmm i had the same problem for like 2- 4 weeks i couldnt open it and i was stuck playin uno lopl. The best thing to do is send it off or just hope that it will open again. Mine opened and now i never take cod4 out.

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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