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How do i fix the start button on my gameboy color? its sort of old but it work like last week. and now the start button just isnt working and i keep pressing, but nothing

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The contacts are probably dirty. What you need to do is take your Game Boy Color apart and clean them. Unscrew the six tri-wing screws on the back (4 in plain sight, 2 behind the battery cover. Take off your batteries). If you don't have a tri-wing screwdriver a small enough flat-head one works fine, too. Take off the back plate of the GBC. There are three phillips screws holding the main board in. Remove those too. Carefully lift the board and turn it to the other side (don't try to remove or damage the ribbon connecting the screen). You will see the contacts for the buttons. Clean them with a soft (hopefully lint free) cloth. Sometimes scratching the grime through the cloth works. After you can see the contacts (4 for each button in the case of Start/Select) reassemble your Game Boy following the reverse steps. WebRepOverall ratingThis site has no rating(not enough votes)

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Well maybe its because that its broken now so you could buy a new one from gamestop for about 20.00 then.

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SOURCE: Game boy color game won't play

You cant fix the cartrige as you will break it
overall its time to let go of the game boy color games try getting a DS its much better but back to your problem... IT IS NOT THE CARTRIGE!! your game boy will not accept the cartrige because of the mechanics in it deteriorating

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The mechanics are breaking down in time the whole system will stop working alltogether

Posted on Jan 29, 2010

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