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My son has a ds lite and I noticed that when he inserted ywo of his new games and then reinserted his old games that for some reason now the old games will no longer work

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Just an idea: That might be bad electrical contact between the cartridge slot and the old worn games because the new ones are not worn so a bit thicker than the old ones.

If that so then the cartridge slot pins are elevated to the new games contact position.

Best thing you can do is to clean the old games electrical contacts with high concentrated alcohol or other electric contact cleaner (not plastic reactive), and some cottom or cloth to improve the contact.

In the case the games dont work yet, you can try to paste a thin piece of cardboard (like bublegum one), with and easy removable adhesive tape, below the contacts to make the cartridge thicker so improve the contact with the slot.

Posted on May 17, 2008

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Maby on the back of the game the gold strip got scrach or maby a water or something like that spilt on it

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