There are certain common problems every owner of X-box 360 might experience once in the console lifetime. Like all machines, most vulnerable parts are the moving parts. The DVD player of the box makes no exception. The unprecedented warning message saying that your disc may be damaged is just one of the many. Few gamers have spent more than 30 seconds on the manual and unless some malfunction drive the console unusable. The DVD failure is a terrible hardware problem and should definitely be timely spotted and possibly removed by some swift Xbox 360 DVD repair work.
Now, you X-box 360 proud owners are well aware of the green circle around the illuminated power button at the bottom of the console. However, too few owners know the fact that these same quarter-circles can lit in different colors. If it is red, it means hardware trouble. As soon as you see that happening, immediate action is your best bet. Get ready for Xbox 360 DVD repair.
Don’t get you machine disassembled right away, for the reason behind the alert could really be some dust or minor scratches on your game DVD. After you eliminated any software glitches that might have been causing the X-box to emit warning signals, you are now ready to test the DVD drive. And this involves tackling bunch of screw as well as twinkling around some lenses and tiny cables. Very delicate piece of work!
By that time you should have be absolute certain if you are really up to do the Xbox 360 DVD repair yourself. Usually it is not very wise to test your ability to solve X-box hardware problems if this is your first time you try to do such precise work, and all you have is some encouraging blog posts and a screwdriver. Do not trust “this could be practically done by anyone” messages and such. If you are just a curious gamer ready to save money from some pro repair work, you risk inflicting an irreversible damage to your console.
Of course, a well documented common fact is that damage is most often being done by improper use by the owner. This can be easily concluded by the ridiculously low number of lawsuits against Microsoft. The engineers behind the console have done a really great job this time. The sad thing is that official Xbox 360 DVD repair work takes usually a lot more than the standard approximate 2-3 weeks.