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DS Lite top screen has gone grey with vertical stripes down it.

My son has a DS Lite not even a year old, yesterday he switched it on and the top screen has gone grey with thin vertical stripes down it, you can still make out the game bu only just.....any clues or is it gubbed?

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  • pc_williamso Nov 30, 2008

    thanks. how easy would this be for me to do? he got it last xmas but it turns out his gran actually bought it in october. Doh!

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It is a problem with the flatcable of the upper TFT screen or the TFT itself. Only solution is treplacement of the TFT screen (flatcable is not separate replaceble). Because you say it is not even one year old, you still have warranty. Send it to Nintendo for repair!

John

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  • John Andriessen Nov 30, 2008

    I don't know you electronic skills. You can buy a TFT screen on an auction site and a manual how to do it can easily be found with google or You Tube. But be carefull. I see them often with broken connector etc.


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