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Nintendo ds broken hinge - Nintendo DS Lite Console

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  • Guest11 Apr 19, 2008

    Seems to be a common problem with the DS lite -- after just one year of careful handling the hinge breaks clean off !! This must be a design problem but Nintendo won't admit it -- Nintendo UK wanted £50 to repair !!! :o(

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You need a new shell, I buy them off of this website www.dealextreme.com

for about 15-25.00 us

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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Google for replacment Nintendo DS shells. Your best bet is to replace the entire outer shell.

Here is a set of instructions that I found:
http://www.console-central.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=718&Itemid=37

Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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