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L and R buttons

I had to take apart my DS because the plastic hinge broke. I bought a new shell and replaced it fine. However, I cannot get the L and R buttons to work properly when I put the console back together. I have them in their correct spots and work fine, but then when I snap on the bottom of the console the buttons get stuck down as if something is pressing on it tight. The only thing I can think of is maybe I have the small spring that goes on the L & R buttons placed wrong. Thanks for any help

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I've been working on my nephews....I noticed that the springs are directional, and need to be placed on the correct button or it won't spring back properly.

Posted on Aug 14, 2007

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So if your hinge breaks you just replace it with a new shell

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