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  1. First we need to take off the face plate. First we need to take off the face plate.
    • First we need to take off the face plate.

  2. Use a paper clip or a long pick tool to manually open DVD Drive.
    • Use a paper clip or a long pick tool to manually open DVD Drive.

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  4. Use tweezers to take a rubber belt of 2 pulleys in between the hole in the DVD Tray. Use tweezers to take a rubber belt of 2 pulleys in between the hole in the DVD Tray.
    • Use tweezers to take a rubber belt of 2 pulleys in between the hole in the DVD Tray.

  5. Use a damp paper towel to thoroughly clean the rubber belt. Use a damp paper towel to thoroughly clean the rubber belt.
    • Use a damp paper towel to thoroughly clean the rubber belt.

  6. Use the tweezers to put the rubber belt back on the 2 pulleys we took them off of.
    • Use the tweezers to put the rubber belt back on the 2 pulleys we took them off of.

    • I have found it is easier to start with the big pulley first then once around the big pulley get the belt around the small belt.

  7. Close the DVD Drive and put the face plate back on. Plug the system in and test to see if the drive works.
    • Close the DVD Drive and put the face plate back on.

    • Plug the system in and test to see if the drive works.

Conclusion

These steps have helped me fix 2 original Xbox systems and 3 Xbox 360 systems. I hope it helps yall. If you need any clarification on any of the steps please message me.

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Matt Weatherly

Member since: 09/16/2012

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the picture of the exbox is not mine

dongwillows - Reply

the picture you show is not my console

dongwillows - Reply

My xbox 360 console looks like this but does not have a hole to manually open the tray.

Don - Reply

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