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Ds console powers off after replacing screen

Recently changed bottom touch screen on old ds. battery is charged but when you turn power on it flickers quickly and turns off again. this happens with charger pugged in as wel.

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  • pamtheprince Nov 14, 2008

    Thank you, I will try this, Boyfriend has managed to loose black fixings would appreciate your help on this , thank you

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Well, looking at the diagnosis there are two possible problems. You could have both, or just one. Here they are and the solution.

1. Blown F2 fuse. The F1 and 2 fuses get blown most often. Between the two, it is the F2 if the system charges. Here is a website that will teach you how to solder it back together. This site has old and new DS systems on it. Before you solder make sure to check that it is broken with a multimeter.
http://www.m3wiki.com/index.php?title=Nintendo_DS_Lite_:_Repair_a_broken_console_(blown_fuse)

2. Misconnected Ribbons. The easier, and more common problem is that a cable isn't in all the way, or it is crooked. You should just check all your ribbons, and double check them. Take them out, put them in again, make sure all the fixings (little black things that hold the little ribbons) are in, and the snaps are snapped. If you have lost a fixing, just post and say that and I will tell you how to MAKE a new one.

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

  • Jason Calvin Nov 15, 2008

    Well, this is quite tricky. You will have to use your imagination to understand my drawings, and it will be trial and error, but if you persevere then it will work.

    First, you cut a piece of paper
    the EXACT size of the ribbon, then you fold it up like this:

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    ------
    ----------------------------------

    Sorta, well you leave just a bit flat and the rest should be folded up...

    Then
    you insert that where the cable goes, then you put the cable in on TOP
    of it. Close up the system and you system should run very, very
    smoothly.

    It is fairly tricky, as I said before. You can post another comment if you still don't understand.

    This is only for the TINY ribbons that have the LITTLE BLACK FIXINGS.


    I don't know how the Live Chat works, but we could possibly try that if it still doesn't work.


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