A few whacks seem to fix the Xbox One's Blu-ray drive from grinding

A few whacks seem to fix the Blu-ray drive issue, but isn't recommended.

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Published Tue, Nov 26 2013 3:55 PM CST   |   Updated Thu, Sep 3 2020 2:12 PM CDT

If you were one of the unlucky customers to get one of Microsoft's new Xbox One's with a bad Blu-ray drive that doesn't read or makes a grinding noise, then you might want to see this. Over on the official Xbox One forums some have found a fix to the problem of misaligned cogs. According to the video you turn over your console and strike it over the Blu-ray drive a few times, gently but firmly.

Although it is not recommended to use this trick as a fix, you might damage your console or cause another issue that may void your warranty. Microsoft is replacing consoles instantly and are even including a free game as an apology to their customers. Affected customers can choose from Dead Rising 3, Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome, or Zoo Tycoon.

A few whacks seem to fix the Xbox One's Blu-ray drive from grinding | TweakTown.com

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