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Nintendo ds hinge fix

I've had my nintendo ds for 1 year a all of a sudden my hinge broke i ignored it and then 2 weeks later a wire sticking out broke as well since then when i switch on my ds lite it goes off in 3 seconds

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Re: Nintendo ds hinge fix

Well, you can buy a hinge from a lot of places, but the wire that broke, you are going to have to try and fix the wire, get it connected again so that it will work. The only other solution is that you will have to send it in to get fixed.

Posted on Aug 10, 2007

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Re: Nintendo ds hinge fix

Not a solution, i'm carrying on to another questions

Wait, i dunno if this worth tryin n may take it somewhere that deals with these but my ds hinge broke 2day but not fully
its cracked n now my ds is flimsy n not tough 2 open anymore sadly
i was wondering if a new hinge would do the trick n make it as good as new, it works perfectly fine, its just the hinge being well flimsy n it looks like the thing is gonna snap any second

or shall i just save up n buy a new 1 n a case 2 protect it

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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My sons ds hinge broke and i taped the console, he removed the tape and eventually he broke the cable and the black wire. we bought another case and a new cable and replaced them both and now the ds only flicks on then goes off. we assume its the wire,as its a small coaxial one,we soldered it together. it charges fine but wont power up any more,we have tinkered with it so many times and cant get a result. I am currently trying to find a repairer to look at it. I dont recommend repairing it yourself to save money, put the money towards a repairer.

Posted on Oct 13, 2007

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