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DG-16D4S not fully ejecting after replacing laser. Please help.

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#1
Hello. I recently replaced the laser on my XBox 360 drive, model number DG-16D4S. After replacing the laser on the unit the tray repeatedly ejects itself the drive tray partially, maybe an inch or so. I can pull it open all the way and shut it fully only for it to eject itself only moments later. Any help would be greatly appreciated. This is a project for a friend who has very limited funds. Thanks so much!

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#2
take out the tray and check the bottom, there is a tab that gets bent at times!
#3
You are awesome, thanks for the response. I have the drive disassembled in front of me but I am not certain which tab you are referring to.

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#4
looking at the bottom its towards the back its plastic and is made into the tray itself, you will see if its bent because it will look like it has a white line on it!
#5
if you hold the tray looking at the bottom and the bezel away from you its towards the back on the right side!
#6
Wow. I am really not seeing it. Is the tab visible with the tray on or off? I have looked and cannot see what you are speaking of. I have noticed the teeth by the front loading area of the tray don't seem to be catching properly. I took it out and re-aligned it properly only to have it do this again after a few ejects and closes.

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#7
Once again thanks for your help, generally I do not get a response here so it means quite a bit.

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#8
if you can align it and it work make sure you push the tab down on the front of the tray
#9
I have included a link in this post. Is this the tab you are talking about?



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#10
no there is a tab on the tray itself, it is the release tab for taking out the tray, if that does not catch when it comes out the tray will kick sideways!
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