This video is for xbox owners who are experience the open tray problem. The reason its doing that is because there is dust built up around the rubber band that moves to open the tray. Your disc should now appear very slightly out of the drive slot on the front of the console. The new xbox disc drive is based on philips design remember the philips vad6037 drive was already found before in some xbox 360 dev kits no aes key the dvd drive was not keyed to the xbox cpu never in retail xbox 360. This should give you step by step instructions on how to manually open the tray and hopefully fix it.
Pull the power switch cable straight out of the connector. If i press the eject button i get the xbox dashboard, but once it reads the disc it boots up the game again. So without prompting it, it will open the disc tray. Ive tried the two paper clip tricks but neither worked. Works if dvd drive is jammed or if starts to open and stops. When i put a game in my xbox or open the drive at all, the drive wont stay closed and keeps opening up. I tried a couple things, wiggled it, and it just doesnt want to budge. If you can remove the disc, reconnect the power cable to the xbox 360 console and then press the eject button to open and close the disc tray a couple of times to ensure its working properly. Assuming you know how to open up your xbox, youll be able to see the parts of the disc drive. Apr 06, 2020 pc disc drives can be manually forced open with a paper clip, and apparently so can xbox ones. I used the paper clip method but i, for some reason, couldnt.
Jan 30, 2018 how to fix xbox 360 disc drive problems. Dec 26, 2010 i accidentally lost the power cord to my original xbox console. Turn off your console and remove the power cable from the rear. I know i can send it back to microsoft because i got it for christmas and i know the warranty isnt up.
How to open xbox 360 disc tray without power youtube. How to extract a stuck disc from your xbox one or xbox one s. If youre successful, the disc tray will pop out slightly. Maybe there could be some object blocking the disc drive. This video will show you how to remove the tray from the disc drive of your xbox 360, allowing you to paint it or manipulate it in whatever other way you like. All of the methods ive seen to manually eject the tray require it to be turned off, and either dont work while its on or seem like theyd break the tray if used. My console is one of the originals i purchased it brand new in mid 2005.
Sometimes you cannot open the disc drive by pressing the eject button on the xbox 360 console. How to fix the open tray problem on your xbox 360 wonderhowto. In this video i show you guys 4 different ways to open your xbox 360 s disc tray if it is jammed and will not open on its own, like it should. These cases just had the games removed and we are selling the case.
How to force eject a disc stuck in your xbox 360 wikihow. You can personalize your original xbox 360 console by replacing the standard faceplate with a custom one. I press the button and it goes clunkclunk and doesnt open, and trying to open it from the dashboard doesnt work either. Try to remove the faceplate and hit the eject button again to see if the faceplate is blocking the tray somehow. Note only the original xbox 360 console has a removable faceplate.
How to fix a stuck original xbox dvd drive a gamers nerd quest. My disc tray wont open unless theres a disc inside. The only way to get it to load a game is to keep a finger pressed. How to fix a stuck original xbox dvd drive a gamers. Here is a soundslikeabusivesuggestion but it works to those who bought it from other people. If the disc drive works properly, reattach the console faceplate. How to open xbox 360 disc tray without power c0rrupt3dgunn3r. Pc disc drives can be manually forced open with a paper clip, and apparently so can xbox ones. Dec 09, 20 the dvd drive was stuck awesome, i just blew cash on a huge freaking paper weight.
Press the eject button to open and close the disc drive. Then i go to the browser screen to open and close the disc tray, itll say reading disc for a couple of seconds then it goes away. Xbox 360 smoother operation faster disc loading times playing all game disc media 100% no sweat. While my disc tray was open, i tried to walk by and get a game. Apr 20, 2011 while my disc tray was open, i tried to walk by and get a game. This video discourages things like beating your system, using kitchen utensils to force it open, jiggling the drive, and relying on the power of prayer to open the tray. Xbox 360 replacement disc drive open tray error message. I bought an xbox 360 disk from ebay and it has a few scratches. Just pry out enough of the disc tray so that you can grab onto it and pull out the disc tray by hand. A friend always uses his remote to eject discs on his 360 and ps3 and by the time he has found his remote, pressed eject, got up and taken the disc out, i would have taken the disc out and putting another one in. Now put it all back together, back into your xbox 360 chassis and rebuild the rest of the console.
If the disc tray on your xbox 360 console is stuck shut, heres how you can manually open it. How to remove the tray from the xbox 360 dvd drive xbox. I left halo 2 inside of the tray and i want to get the tray open so i can play halo 2 on my xbox 360, but i dont know how to do that without power, so i need some step by step instructions on how to get it open without breaking it or damaging it somehow, please help. Unfortunately if this doesnt fix the tray theres not much you can do without taking the console apart. How to fix xbox 360 stuck disc tray, easiest way ever. In my 2nd box the disc fell out of the back of the tray and jammed it. Im a little scared to send it because the tray might. Eject button broken, any way to manually open the disc. Go to and click on support and scroll down and click hardware. The xbox 360 disc tray should eject just enough for you to get a grip on it and carefully pull it out to expose the disc so that you can remove it. Mar 23, 2012 do not understand with reference to the slims, however the unique xbox 360s have a hollow around the disc tray. In this video i show you guys 4 different ways to open your xbox 360s disc tray if it is jammed and will not open on its own, like it should.
I have an original fat 360 elite, and for a few months now ive had this problem that if i close the tray without there being a disk in the tray then it has a real bad time trying to open the tray again. More information sometimes you cannot open the disc drive by pressing the eject button on the xbox 360 console. You can take your xbox 360 apart and clean it yourself, however this will void your warranty. If the disc drive is still stuck closed, insert the paper clip into the adjacent hole to the right and push again. A simple guide to fix a jammed drive tray on the 360 s, please follow instructions on. Xbox 360 2 disc game cd replacement case made by microsoft. Thats the method i usually employ when the disc tray is stuck for any console. Dec 29, 2008 maybe there could be some object blocking the disc drive. Nov 18, 2010 your xbox 360 disc tray may get stuck in the closed position from time to time. How to manually open 360 disk tray if you cant do it. Make sure the console is turned off when you do this. This is the easiest way to fix a stuck xbox 360 disc tray. I can press the button to close it and it will, but then it will reopen within a few seconds on its own.
I tried manually ejecting it, but i only have 2 holes that their talking about. It does work when i use it to turn on the system, but is usually the only time i can either open, or close the disc tray, and also have to turn off the xbox to close the tray, after i open it. Microsoft has announced that rockstar games latest openworld western, red. Orient the console so that the words xbox 360 on the sides are rightside up, and the. Manually ejecting the xbox e console also xbox s console disable the power cable and cords connected to the console. It consists of two parts, the part where the disc spins on, and the. Its not 360 i know its old but i love it this has happened before but i fixed it using the small hole at the side and using a broken paper clip to push the mechanism manually and i usually put a disc inside and it worked beautifully one day when i was changing the discs, the disc tray closed and i couldnt open it. How to fix xbox 360 disk tray stuck, wont open iphone. First, unhook the consoles power and extra plugs, separating it. At first it was just once in a while and might only require the occasional fiddling with the console but i quickly learned that with it in a horizontal position and exhibiting said behavior, the best remedy was a quick sharp closed fist bump to the top of the. Find out how to manually eject the disc tray on your xbox 360 console. If i manually push in the disc tray, it will stay without opening, but it wont read a disc.
Disconnect the power cord and any other cables connected to the console. The dvd drive was stuck awesome, i just blew cash on a huge freaking paper weight. This is when you insert the disc, a few seconds later, itll ask you to open tray again, and then it wont even acknowledge that theres a disc in the tray. Your xbox 360 disc tray may get stuck in the open position from time to time. Follow these steps to manually eject the disc tray. How to fix the open tray problem on your xbox 360 xbox. Some force will be required to insert the spudger correctly. How to disassemble an xbox 360 dvd drive for cleaning.
Manually eject your xbox 360 console disc tray the tech game. When it comes out you can pull open the tray with your fingers. For help with xbox rewards, visit xbox rewards support. I always have this problem with my xbox 360 halo 3. W hen i try to play a ps2 game, it wont load the game. Start off by shutting down the console and removing all the cables plugged into it. I was wondering if this happened to anyone else or if anyone knew a way to fix it, i searched online but only found the problem relating to the 360 and not the original xbox. If only there were a way to fix this, you know, like the one im posting here in video form. I had that subject formerly and used a paper clip interior the process the hollow to manually open the disc tray. As stated in a previous answer there are 3 holes below the disc tray which if you insert a paper clip it will allow the tray to come out a slight bit. Aug 14, 2010 how to open xbox 360 disc tray without power c0rrupt3dgunn3r. When i put it into my xbox one, i cant hear the disk spinning and absolutely.
Manually eject console disc tray xbox disc tray stuck shut. Your xbox 360 disc tray may get stuck in the closed position from time to time. Here are some steps to try if its stuck shut and the eject button wont open it. Make sure your xbox 360 is clean from dust and other contaminants. Jun 30, 2019 how to force eject a disc stuck in your xbox 360. First, unhook the consoles power and extra plugs, separating it from everything else. How to manually eject a disc from your xbox one console. It has a benq disc drive and it had been operating inconsistently for a. Open and close the tray for few seconds to check the disk tray works properly. How to disassemble an xbox 360 dvd drive for cleaning snapguide.
This way, when the drive pops out, it will match your. How to open a stuck or sticky xbox 360 disc tray twinfinite. Youve got to get up and put the disctake it out so i always use the eject button on the unit. If your disc wont read or the disc tray becomes stuck, follow these steps. Attempt to pry open the tray with a screwdriver or chisel. Includes the full sleeve on the front for the game artwork. If it does not work you have to send it to microsoft. I would hit eject and it would pop out a fraction of an inch and then retreat. Maybe you moved the console when there was some object in the disc tray and now it has gotten stuck. Learn how to disassemble an xbox 360 dvd drive for cleaning. Switch it on and run a cleaning disc in the drive to clean the laser.
How to fix an xbox 360 s stuck dvd tray ifixit repair guide. Youve got to get up and put the disc take it out so i always use the eject button on the unit. Try to push the tray in manually by pushing gently on the front of the tray until the front of the tray is flush with the faceplate. Nov 19, 2017 this is the easiest way to fix a stuck xbox 360 disc tray. Dont try to pry out the disc tray entirely, however. Now the tray wont close and makes a clicking noise. Be careful not to break any of the plastic clips holding it together use precision screwdrivers to do this and be very gentle. As everyones xbox 360 continues to age the wear that often occurs is. For help with your xbox live account, visit managing my xbox live account on xbox one or managing my xbox live account on xbox 360. I had a problem like that on my original first gen unit. Id say to ring up microsoft about your issue or try reading through the troubleshooting section of your xbox 360 manual, and see if that issue is addressed in there. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. My original xbox disk tray wont open offtopic forums. I accidentally lost the power cord to my original xbox console.
Eject button broken, any way to manually open the disc tray. Here are some steps to try if its stuck open and the eject button wont close it. Topics related to all versions of the xbox video game consoles, games, online services, controllers, etc. Id like to replay lost odyssey, but my eject button hasnt worked for a while now and i have no idea how id safely get the disc tray open while the 360 is on so i could swap discs. Pull the tray out the rest of the way with your fingers and skip to step 9.
How to open your xbox 360 without case tool youtube p. If theres a disc, it opens without problem 100% of the time. It will still require a torx t12 bit though register or signin to view external links. How to fix xbox 360 disc drive problems with pictures wikihow.
If you are serious about modding your xbox 360, and painting the console is a part of your plan, then you should paint as many parts as you can to make the coolest overall look. What do i do if the power button on my old xbox just spits out the disc tray every time i push it. Ive been having issues with the eject button on my original xbox recently, and it often doesnt respond when i push it when the console is on. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Xbox 360 disc tray my xbox 360 disc tay refuses to ope, when i turn my xbox on it makes wierd noises, same when i try to eject the tray. For help with xbox games questions, visit xbox one games or xbox 360 games. Oct 10, 2012 its not 360 i know its old but i love it this has happened before but i fixed it using the small hole at the side and using a broken paper clip to push the mechanism manually and i usually put a disc inside and it worked beautifully one day when i was changing the discs, the disc tray closed and i couldnt open it. Dec 28, 2015 as stated in a previous answer there are 3 holes below the disc tray which if you insert a paper clip it will allow the tray to come out a slight bit. If you happen to be foolish enough to closer it without a disc inside, youll have to spend 15 minutes continually posting the open tray button. The faceplate is a plastic cover attached to the front of the original xbox 360 console.592 1621 1666 1304 1407 86 506 1626 495 253 65 187 676 1467 724 377 431 208 634 1638 1233 1195 251 114 193 167 298 276 679 1230 902 371 1425 779 1245 591 1111 598 383 1001 1288 752 118 41