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My x box 360 keep saying open tray every time I put a game disc in.what can i do?

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Pop off the faceplate look inside the hole on the lower right side
of the cd rom drive if you see a yellow and white wire is a Dg-16d2s Philips
they cost around 35-40.00 new on ebay . If it's two white wires it's a BenQ VAD6038 6038.
Same price. Order it from ebay goto youtube and type" Xbox 360 drive replacement "

When your drive arrives remove the P.C. board from the old drive and plug/solder it
in the new one and it's fix . This is a sure fire-way to get your drive working.

option 2 . is to buy a laser for a ben-Q drive 20.00 and simply swap it out
but this work about 60% of the time since the spindle motor and worm gear motor
will some time be the cause .

If you have any questions please ask before you rate this tip.


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You can check the Open Tray error troubleshooting tip i have put on FixYa, check the link here

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I found a solution that works for me after a long period of time with this problem.

Get an air spray canister (just compressed air), open your Xbox's game tray, take the disc out, then spray the air along the tray, moving side to side inside the Xbox. You may want to spray into the vents, too, just to be sure.

This worked for me, and it was the only thing that worked for me. I had already tried hitting the console with the controller (gently), and doing the stuff Microsoft recommends etc.

If that doesn't work, you could try gently knocking the top of the Xbox with your conroller, when you put the disc in, as I've heard that works for some people.

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