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Will not power up after changing the case

My son dropped his ds and broke the hinge.the ds still worked perfectly so i ordered a case and screw drivers to repair it.after installing the new case i pressed the power button and the green light comes on the lower screen flashes then it turns off.i have taken it back apart three times but do not see anything wrong or out of place. please help that boy is going through nintendo withdrawal. thanks,the car doctor

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Re: will not power up after changing the case

I found this on ebay after a lot of searching forums and other sites, and it worked for me!

"If you are one of the unlucky ones, LIKE me, you may find after taking it apart,and then putting it all back into the new case, that when you power up, bottom screen flashes, and nothing... DONT panic.. I did.. tried looking for help on the web and couldnt find any. It just means you, like me havent pushed one of the Ribbon cables fully in... took me a while to work it out, just unclip the ribbon cable again, and with both fingers gently push it all the way in, you will feel it slide into the socket more than it did before. "

Good luck Duca

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Re: will not power up after changing the case

He may have broken part of the board, so look for some tiny fracture or trace broken. I would say look in power supply but it's all so small and all bunched together. Could the battery be dead and not charging? check around the power plug inside unit.

Posted on Sep 14, 2007

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