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Top screen looks cracked, fixable?

My son's DS looks like the top screen has a crack in it. Is this repairable?

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Most likely the answer is yes. The following link is a site where you can buy a replacement screen: http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.3189
They appear to be sold out at the moment I write this but this is the only place I know of to buy parts like these so I am posting it anyways, hoping they will have more stock soon. Once it arrives, which can take upwards of a month since it is shipping from China, you will need to install it. This link is for repairing the DS lite, which is the most common one: http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Nintendo-DS-Lite/
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Posted on Apr 13, 2009

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