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My sister's DS Lite won't charge! The orange light stays on then flashes and eventually turns off. Her DS was on red the last time. We already know it's not the charger but the DS because I charge my DS just fine. Help please!

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Yes the problem fuse 1 has gone on the mb normally common if the battery is not the best.
so yh a company or my company can sort it

Posted on Sep 03, 2010

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