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DS LITE ? Green light stays on but screens or sound do not come on !!

I have a ds lite that will not work, the geen light comes on but the screens & sound do not come on.
I fix ds lites all the time but im not sure if this one can be fixed?
i can just use it for parts anyway but if somebody knows how to fix this then i can fix it.
i think it could be a top screen problem , cause most of the time it is !!.
let me know what you think ?

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I have some motherboards of ds lite with the same problem. If you twists a lillte the motherboard near the power switch, the system powers up without a problem. When you removes torsion, the ds freezes. perhaps there are problems with some weldings. I don't know the real solution.

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Wotterz.

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