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Ds won't turn on

I have a ds lite and it won't turn on at all, doesn't even start and power off. when plugged into the charger no lights show up and it still won't turn on. occassionally when it is plugged into the charge there is a flash of an orange light.

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  • lorroeder Nov 03, 2008

    I have the same problem with my son's ds. About not even 2 months after we purchased it, it quit working. It won't take a charge.

  • nintendopos Nov 03, 2008

    same problem. no power at all, and yes she did drop it. Help.

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The usual problem is that one of the surface mounted components has either cracked a solder joint or popped of as a result of the impact. The solution would depend on which state it is ( cracked joint of popped off) and the tools you have available.

A sufficiently hot hair dryer could be used to reseal the solder joint.

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My daughter let hers drop to the ground and is having the same problems. help.

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Did you open the DS Lite before this problem ? Or did you let it felt to the ground earlier?

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Posted on Nov 01, 2008

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