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The door wont open on my xbox 360 how can i fix this without having to pay money for an eguide. To me that is just crazy. I know how to get the machine apart. I am just stuck as to how the door will open when the top part of the metal casing is off but when i reassemble the casing to the loading panel the door wont open.

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  • waters927 Oct 21, 2009

    Will this also cause the three red lights to flash?



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It's the belt... you need to replace the belt inside of the DVD drive. It wears out and will be no longer strong enough to pull the hub/motor away from the top magnet so that the tray has space to open. Replacing it with a new belt solves this.

Do you know if you have a Samsung, Hitachi, or other drive in there? This is most common with the Toshiba/Samsung drive and you can find the belt at the following website:

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