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Ds lite hinge is broken is there an easy fix Right Hinge Broke, Screen Flaps instead of clicking and occasionally goes blank.

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Beeabe,

I'm sorry to tell you but there is no *easy* fix. If you've had no experience taking apart and assembling a Nintendo DS, I advise you NOT to start with your one and only. It's so easy to rip the LCD cables because they're so thin and you'll have to go buy another.


There are two ways to fix this... Super glue / tape it as much as you can , or send it in for repair or find a local Game repair place.



To fix a broken hinge on a DS, it requires you to disassemble the WHOLE thing. Which sucks when just starting out.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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