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My ds not work just turn the light on a second n no more

I tried with another battery pack and charger of other good DS and the problem is same , all time the DS is off

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I tried checking/bypassing the is a very difficult process,as the fuses are miniscule, and you can't get the solder to adhere to the fuses to bypass them....I ended up accidentally unsoldering the fuses out from the board due to the heat of the solder......luckily I found out my DS's were still under warranty after I attempted the fix (of course).....

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Re: my ds not work just turn the light on a second n no...

If it's out of warranty you might want to have a read of the faults reported with a fuse blown. And also have a look at this

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Re: my ds not work just turn the light on a second n no...

Try removing the battery and power cable all together then try plugging it in without a battery and turn it on. if that doesn't work try putting the battery back in then power the unit on, if it still doesn't work then the unit is damaged and needs to be serviced by nintendo.

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I got my DS in 2009 april, then on september i lost my charger then on march 2010 i found my charger then i found out i could'nt find my DS anymore a few months later i found my DS i charged then it...

The red LED indicates low power. When the DS is charging an orange LED should be on and the DS can be switched on, giving a second green light. If you tried charging it but the orange LED did not come on or only came on for a few seconds then the battery has not charged. The charger may be faulty or the power connector on the DS may be faulty. You need to try another charger. If another charger does not work then the DS is faulty and needs repair. It could be the power connector or the battery or some other fault inside.
If the amber LED comes on to indicate that the battery is charging then the battery should be fully charged within 3 hours. If the DS does not switch on after charging then the battery may be faulty. It can be removed by opening the cover on the bottom of the DS.
You should try and find a friend with a DS who will let you try their charger and battery in your DS.
If the DS itself is faulty it will probably be uneconomical to repair. If this is the case then try selling it on ebay as a faulty DS.

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Everytime I wanted to charge my ds lite, the power turns red then it turned off in a second. I don't know where the problem comes, if it's the charger or the ds itself


Possibly both, or it could be your battery. Have you tried another battery? or tried the same charger on another DS lite?

I suggest you get another battery or another charger, whichever is cheaper , or try it on a friends.

If your charger and your battery works, then it is your charging port, it will have to be replaced.

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My ds lite won't charge.. the orange light appeared blinked

We had this problem with a brand new DS Lite...turns out it was a bad charger. If you have access to another charger, try that first. Good luck!

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If you have a good power supply/charger, then the battery pack is bad. It is common and even more common in newer electronics since new parts are made cheaper.

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Sounds to me like you have a bad battery pack

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My ds wont turn on all i do is plug in the charger then flick the switch really fast then the light turns on for half a second then stops wat do i do I came home one day from a trip, I decided to use my DS...

Do any screens flash?

I would say its a fuse / grounding out / or battery is destroyed.

If you can, try a different battery.. Has your battery and/or DS had any previous water damage?

May 30, 2009 | Nintendo DS Console

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Nintendo ds lite wont stay turned on

the DS might be wrong try charging it overnight if this dose not work than the battery pack in your ds is spoiled this happens over time wile you have your ds if charging dose not work go to a game stop and have them change the battery pack. Hope this helps!

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return ds to shop faulty battery pack

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Power problems with DS Lite

Really sounds like a dead battery. The DS will not work if the battery is bad even when it's plugged in. You get the quick flash of the power light and that's it.

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Ds light not coming on and charger not working

When I hooked up my DS with the charger the orange light would flicker for only a few seconds then turn off.

I found out that if you KEEP THE DS ON WHILE HOOKED UP the DS will charge. Although, because you are playing/DS is on the charging will go extremely slowly.

Best option, and what I did, was was just return/exchange it. I just did that today.

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