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Leapster L-Max making High Pitched noise when turned on.

Our Leapster L-Max is making a very high pitched noise when turned on. It is not coming from the speakers because it is still there when the sound is off. Putting my ear up to it--sounds like it is coming from behind the screen. Can I do anything about this? We have two of these and the other one doesn't do this at all. Please help

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SOURCE: the touch screen on my sons leapster doesnt work.

From the parent Guide:
1) Ensure that a cartridge is NOT inserted. 2) Press the power button to turn on your system. 3) When the “game selection screen” appears, press these buttons all at the same time: • the “B” button • the “Hint” button • the “Home” button 4) You’ll see a message that says “Press the “A” button to begin.” 5) Follow the on-screen instructions.
I hope this helps you

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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SOURCE: No sound in L-Max

If I have your product and it has no sound I would like to be told if ...
A. can it be fixed
B.If it is not worth fixing
C.I do not have a credit card and can not pay $12 or $19 for asking a question
D. I would like you to email me and tell me can it be fixed Yes or NO
E. How can fix it in Australia and a phone number please
F. I think that if you have a web sight to help people ...HELP THEM
G. This will be the last time I buy your product
H. Thanks for nothing

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Leapster L-Max dies after 10 min

A cheaper alternative is to use the rechargeable battery pack.
Regular nicad batteries are not equipped to handle electronics like this.

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Posted on Dec 02, 2009

dandre10
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SOURCE: question mark appears when cartridge inserted leapster

blow into the cartridge and blow into where you put the cartidge in there is most likely dirt inside those two areas.

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

Neurotoxin
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SOURCE: Leapster L-MAX purchased Dec 2009, sound no longer

those thing were out get new speakers for it

Posted on Jan 22, 2010

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