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How do i fix the r button of an gameboy SP

Evey time i play my gameboy sp, the R button does`nt do anything.

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SOURCE: Will not play SP games

Did you clean the contacts on the game as well as the system? You may also try setting the GBA back to it's factory settings by turning it on and holding down L,R,A,B and Start

Posted on Sep 18, 2006

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SOURCE: broken screen on sp

you need to find a broken gba sp on ebay and buy a tri-wing screw driver usualy can be found oon ebay or amazon easily disassemble both units and switch the screens, should be a slightly delicate ribbion cable that attaches it to the logic board, then assemble a working gba out of the good parts, thats gonna be the only way to actuall fix it depending, assuming the screen didn't loose it connection to the main that case you won't need to buy parts, other than that you can sell the gba on ebay for parts and put the money towards another gba.

Posted on Apr 21, 2007

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its happened to me before is the charger dirty where you plug it in the sp or maby you need a new charger

Posted on Nov 12, 2007

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SOURCE: Gameboy advance sp backlight

solution a:press the button right under the screen otherwise i cant helpu

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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SOURCE: replacing gameboy advance sp screen

You need to contact Nintendo to do that, or a game store to see if they do repairs. I don't advise you to do this at your own risk.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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