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DS Lite shuts off when I press the B button, and at random.

My DS Lite seems to operate perfectly fine, until I begin playing a game. If I press the B button a bit too hard, the system shuts off. Sometimes, the system will just shut itself down for no apparent reason. The battery is fully charged, and I've tried this while it's plugged in and it still does it.

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Re: DS Lite shuts off when I press the B button, and at...

That happens when i click my laptop buttons too hard... i think u should try to wet it a bit and dont press TOO hard

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Nintendo ds lite that shuts off unexpectedly

Hi again,

Ive been doing a bit of research and it seems that if the DS lite has had a knock the black coil near the power switch could have been knocked loose which would make the DS lite switch off randomly. If you want to see if thats the problem take the DS lite apart (for a dismantle guide click here) and check to see if its loose... its the black round thing with 100 written on it near the power switch. If its loose then heat up the solder round it and that should reset it.

If thats not it check the L2 transistor is firmly in place, again if its loose heat the solder and reset it.

Another thing you can check is the power switch make sure its solid and doesnt wobble internally i.e. the black moveable part only moves the way its supposed to, as well as checking the solder is solid.


Hope this helps, if it doesn't sort out your issue then get back to me and I will continue to help you.


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My ds turns off randomly when at full power

Are you sure you have charged it until the red light goes off?

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Nintendo DS shuts off randomly

try to play with the poweradapter connected. If the problem still there you will need probably a new mainboard for your nintendo. If the problem disappears probably a bad battery is the problem. If you can exchange your battery with another NDS lite you can check if it is the battery or mainboard.

Jul 06, 2009 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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Gameboy DS lite turns off when B button is pressed any harder than a tap. Gameboy also turns off randomly.

Your DS Lite is grounding out. Take it apart and look at the back of the Bottom LCD..

Has it had any recent liquid spills AT ALL?

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It may be a bad DS or if you have a game in before the DS fully loads the game's connection is stopped somehow.

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the r4ds has a reset application when you press random buttons quickly and the r4 turns of sorry but i think you can turn it off by pressing the R BUTTON on the game loading screen... please pm me for any more help...

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Turn ds of and on? the thing is AR is that using codes can cause the game to go glitchy.No damage will be caused it just could crash or freeze at random times if the AR codes are on.

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Ds lite charging lite comes on but when i press power button nothing happens

Are you leaving the DS charge until the light comes off? Remember that there are two likes too, one for charging and one for power. If you're just charging for some random period of time (lets say... One hour) then your Battery isn't going to be fully charged. The best way to ensure that your DS Lite is charged is to leave it charge until the charge light turns off. You can play your DS Lite while you are charging (I do it all the time), but it just means that you're just running off of the outlet.

A good test is to charge it fully (until the charge light comes off), unplug the charger cord (Make sure it's secured tightly to your DS while charging), then play for a little bit, your light should be a normal color (green).

If you cannot even play by using the outlet, then you need to
find a charger cord that actually works (You may need to send in the charger for replacement). If the same thing happens with 2 different batteries (assuming that you have two official Nintendo batteries).

TIP: Also run your fingers across the Charger cord. You're going to get a slight friction burn from the rubber, but you're going to get all of the kinks out of the wire in the cord. My charger cord had a similar problem (did not charge all the way, only charged until I moved the DS) but when I ran my fingers across it (pinching) it worked again.

Also check the pins in both charger cords, charging will not work if one pin is missing, nor if any are bent.

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Nintendo DS Lite shuts off randomly.

I'm a certified electronic technician and I must say NDS internal screen ribbon connectors are junk! Basically The ribbon connectors are so sketchy that it is not recommended to ever unclip them, if you do there's a good chance it will ever work again once reconnected due to how the connector pins slightly crimp into the ribbon pads.

When a NDS boots up the the onboard firmware constantly tests the LCD screen connections, if there is a break in the connection the NDS will shut down. If your NDS randomly turns off, fails to boot, or powers of when you move the hinge it is most likely the ribbon (flex film) or ribbon connector has failed. The only option to to replace the affected LCD screen.

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Nintendo DS Lite shuts down after holding down B-button

mm i dont know but go to and they have a place on the website 4 problams 4 nintendo products or get a new ds / ds lite google might help to

Oct 17, 2007 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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