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Nintendo ds Hi I wanted to know what if there are some bend pins how can I fix them. Thanks, Anita anita.trevino@sbcglobal.net

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I would say you to send it to repair but that cost money and you have nothing to loose actually so first option is to try it yourself. You need a straight long tweezers like the second from top in the picture.
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And a flashlight to iluminate the internal slot1 where the pins are. Then check which ones are bent and try to repair them carefully with the tweezer being more careful not to broke any.

In case you find any broken pin then you have to send it to repair at nintendo or to another videogame repair shop as it need desolder the whole broken slot1 and replace it with a good one no matter if new or used as long as it is good.


Good Luck...

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    Last time I had bent pins I must desolder the bent pins and get them out of the slot from behind, then repair and rectify the bad ones without damaging more, and put them again in the slot taking care the pins get right in place because the front part of the pin, where it get bent upside to make contact with the cartridge, must fit in a hole and still get hight enough to make good contact...
    Not an easy work to do though I saved myself to desolder the whole slot and put a new good one because no pin was broken, just bent.

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Hello there Anita if you could send me a picture of the bent pins or post a picture of the bent pins here so I know exactually which ones you are reffering to it would be greatful and very helpful.

There is always away to fix things....its only man made in the first place.

anyways any more info would be great I will do my best to give you a hand.

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