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Nintendo Ds Lite Top Screen Problem(pls help:( )

The top screen of the ds does not work(Goes blank)until you lower the top part a bit but if you bend it in the position it should be it stops to work,the lower screen works fine.

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It is probably the connectors connecting the screen to the bottom part where the CPU is. My portable Wii screen does the same thing. If you can live with it, your OK, but you might need a new DS. I recommend a DSi!

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