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DS won't power up after case replacement.

After I replaced the case on my DS all I get is a quick orange light when power is applied. Then when I press the power button the green light comes on for a sec.

I've reconnected all of the ribbon cables and tried a known good power supply and battery.

Please help.

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  • Romanpeters1 Jun 27, 2008

    I have the same thing, but with the case of there is also a little lightflash at the ribon at the corner left under.

  • lynbins Nov 09, 2008

    my DS will note power up after case replacment its completly dead no lights or anything

  • fixitpop Feb 10, 2009

    Replaced the case on my son's ds lite. Also replaced the top screen and ribbon cable. But when he turns it on, all he gets is a quick flash on the lower screen then nothing.

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If you have changed the bottom screen this can also happen because the screen is shorting out on the board, ensure you have put on an insulating pad like the original screen

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

FYI
I JUST DROPPED A NINTENDO DS
BLEW F2 FUSE
POWER LIGHT FLASHS ORANGE ON CHARGE FOR A SECOND BUT NO POWER UP
DID A JUMP PER ABOVE AND IT WORKED LIKE A CHARM
http://kevinhaag.ca/2008/02/19/fix-a-nintendo-ds-that-wont-power-on-tutorial/
or
http://m3wiki.com/index.php?title=Nintendo_DS_Lite_:_Repair_a_broken_console_(blown_fuse)

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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Not sure if you want to do this but i had sorta the same problem.. the problem was i was trying to fix my sound problem , i ended up putting the battery the WRONG way and didn't know what to do , it would just light for a sec and go out..

found out what was wrong , i blew a tiny fuse on the circuit board, i set my multimeter to ohms and tested all the fuses(tiny) for continuity and found one with no continuity so i jumped it using wire (connected the 2 points of the fuse together) now it works like a charm.. never did fix the sound.. try checking for blown fuses.. might be your problem..

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If the screen flashes on then off, like a flash from a camera, it's the top lcd screen, even a tiny rip, crease in the ribbon will do this

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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Umm well dose it just turn off if so there is a ribbon camble with a broken cord in it so you might have 2 replace it sorry but i dont kno wat ribbon cable

Posted on Feb 23, 2008

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