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Nintendo ds will not power up.

My nintendo ds will not power up. what could be wrong with it? I charged the battery, but still no power.

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Get a new battery if it doesn't work ur warranty should do ya good kido

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Video game batteries only live for a while, most 10 years unless abused. Its possible your DS was beaten during its shipping life or possibly water damage. All you can really do it have the battery replaced. Your warranty should cover it if it is still applicable.

Posted on Jan 23, 2008


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If the unit does not turn on at all (no green light) then the chances are you have blown the F2 fuse...

This fuse is internal and is less than 2mm wide on its longest length.

If you have a warranty I would suggest you send it off for repair, if not you can either find a good repair service on the net (such as ebay) or repair it yourself.

If you do decide to go down the D.I.Y route you will need a few specialist tools and some good soldering skills. As I said before the fuse is very small and so you will need a steady hand to replace it.

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Posted on Apr 23, 2010


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you have to buy a new battery

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If your DS switches on briefly with a green light and a flash from the screens then one of your screens is faulty, could be a easy as re-seating the connection for it. If not changing the screen most often the top one.
If the orange light comes on when plugged in its probably the fuse called F1 on the motherboard. You can jump it out with a bit of wire to test it, then if that works change it.

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

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some batteries take a while to adjust, you might have water damage.

Posted on Jul 13, 2009


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SOURCE: My nintendo ds lite stopped working but does charge

Battery problem
take out the battery of the ds and then clans it with a wet nap if it still does not work call nintendo they'll repair it for 13.99

Posted on Aug 07, 2009

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