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Won't power up-flash of light on bottom screen then nothing

Hi,
My son's DS started acting up yesterday. When you try to turn on the power, a bright white light flashes across the bottom screen only & then there is nothing. We replaced the battery & charged it all night, but it is still doing the same thing. He is very upset. Any help you could give would be most appreciated! Thanks.

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  • jenp Nov 27, 2007

    hi, i have the same problem. Unfortunately i was trying to replace my top screen and had just put it back together. I have a feeling that either of these have happened:

    -there are two small connected wires to the top of the ds that can come loose and cause it to not turn on.
    -the fuse has gone (which from what i've read, is not good!!!)

    hope someone can help, i am going to try and re-connect everything and will let you know how it goes!

  • Whatevermack Nov 29, 2007

    Thanks for the advice. I have Nintendo sending us a remanufactured unit. My son will be thrilled!

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If yr DS is less than one year old, call nintendo and ask for an advanced replacement.... they are good about it and will explain the whole process to you....the number is 1.800.255.3700.... i think it is option three for DS problems, then zero, and the will set it up.... ive had it done like three times....

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