How To: Fix your XBox 360's broken DVD disc drive

Fix your  XBox 360's broken DVD disc drive

Is the DVD disc drive on your XBox 360 broken? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to fix the rod red ring of death on your malfunctioning XBox 360. You'll need to be able to know how to take apart your XBox and extract the individual disc drive. This tutorial will show you how to disassemble your DVD disc drive to make the proper repairs.

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im sory to say this but you went way overbord if you boght a compleatly new disc drive instead of swithing out parts between the 2 just insurt the new drive into your xbox and sell the old one. but it will help people who have old 360s and want to fix ther new ones drive otherwise is a compleat wast of time

you're stupid it has to have the same dvd key as the original xbox, you idiot, you don't know much about xbox's do you???

Hey man i got a question. My Xbox 360 disk drive messed up and i got my friends disk drive(he had the 3 RROD) i switched the cables too and I installed it to my Xbox. The thing is that my Xbox will only read movies now do you know what could be wrong? I checked the mother board for irregularities and the connection between the Cable and the mother board seems to be fine and i didnt replace the chip because it was from Xbox to Xbox. Please help

guys im new to this but I have a question. if I buy a new dvd drive for my xbox 360 elite / I no how to change the dvd drive / but does the new dvd drive have built in lazer that's all I want to no / so I can take my old dvd drive out and put the new one in / without messing about with addind a lazer / ect / and that / cheers guy/s. my dvd drive is a Phillips I check the wires they are yellow.

Yes. All new DVD drives have the required laser built in.

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