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We plugged an expansion pack into our Nintendo 64 console and now it will not work. What happened?

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E-bay,it was said to be new yes a expansion pak was in and working great before new pak,and yes i unplugged before removing old pak and installing new one

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Too many variables to answer this yet. Where did the expansion pak come from? Was it new or used? Was a jumper pak in place and the console working before you installed the expansion pak? Did you unplug the console before removing the jumper pak and installing the expansion pak?

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