Question about Nintendo DS Lite Console
When i turn on my ds it just flashes white and turns off?
Top screen either has a loose connection or went out all together.
I would be happy to take a look at it for you.
Posted on Jan 03, 2009
You have the Yellow light of death. The YLOD is the Red Rings of Death, except for the PS3.
I recommend Wiredextreme.com to service your system (if it's out of warranty). About half the price of a Sony repair and you get YOUR system back, unlike when you send it to Sony where you get some other random refurbished system. WE has a automatic 90-day warranty, the same as Sony, but WE also gives you the option to extend the warranty up to 4 years. the WE warranty covers the entire system, not just what they fixed on it.
If it is still under warranty, set up a service request with Sony using these instructions:
Make sure you erase all of your personal info off of your PS3 and follow the instructions on the page above.
Oh, and if you send your system in to Sony, you will get a different copy of the game that is stuck in your system packaged separately and later than when you will get your system back from Sony.
I'm 90% sure of this. The only thing this doesn't explain is why your console doesn't come on everytime you press the button. Unless the power button is blinking and when you press it, it stops blinking and then you have to press it again to tunr it on.
Posted on Feb 21, 2010
The screen that does NOT flash will need replacing.
It may look fine and dandy but there is still an issue.
The reason for the flash is that when switched on the DS lite performs a qucik check of the screens, if there is an issue the unit will switch itself off again.
My answer is, judging that you have said you have taken it apart to have a look that you are willing to repair it yourself.
Have a look on ebay for the relevant screen (plenty of people on ebay stock them) and then replace the screen that does NOT flash.
This should solve your issue.
If you need a guide to replace the respective screen click on my name to access my profile and at the bottom of the page you will find my guides.
Hope this helps,
Posted on May 16, 2010
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