The slim edition of the classic Xbox 360 with a 250GB HDD and built-in Wi-Fi. Repair requires intricate prying and special tools.

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Does not read any disks

disks are used but all seem OK. Not that bad. I Always get the can't read disk clean disk or restart console error. I'm pretty sure this isn't this the disks and none of them will work. Is this a thing where you just to take it apart and go and clean the optical lens? Has that worked for others or are there other issue that may cause this? (While I'm in there I of course will clean everything else but at this point the tray opens and closes fine.)

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Did it read any disks before this problem started occuring?

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Yes the machine is a few years old and worked perfectly. Then it just stopped reading all of the ~25 discs we have. I have since took it apart and cleaned it as per many varied instructions on you tube. I sort of worked. I did get it to read a few discs but it's still not great... still having some similar issue and often getting same error message of clean disc or restart console. any other suggestions?

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Probably want to replace the optical drive

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Xbox 360 S Optical Drive Replacement

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IFixit is apparently out of stock

Xbox 360 S Motherboard and Paired Optical Drive

Can't seem to find one on eBay or another seller. You can get the reader..but I'm pretty sure it needs to be paired...

Xbox 360 S Motherboard and Paired Optical Drive Image

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if you replace,make sure it matches the drive.there were 2 or 3 of them.

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