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Broken screen and cracked hinge won't power on

Can this be repaired?

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I think you should try to get nintendo ds repaired from the professionals instead of doing it yourself ...I would suggest The NRS for you!

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SOURCE: Nintendo DS hinge broken/cracked

Hi Worried mom, www.playstationclinic.com can fix it. Repair for your problem is $40 plus shipping costs. You will get a brand new case, hinges Cleaning and tune up.

Posted on Sep 28, 2007

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ive had that problem before, all i did was turn it off and on several times then it worked

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SOURCE: broken top screen (original DS)

Replying to the first post:
If you have broken the ribbon cable, which is highly likely if you have broken the hinge, then the DS will not work. It does not turn on unless there is a connection to both screens. You will need to buy a new ribbon cable for it:
A useful site I found is: www.consoleparts4u.co.uk

Once you replace this then it should work for you.

Repling to th second post:

I would recommend buying a new case for it at least because the ribbon cable will break if left broken due to the strain on it.

The more expensive but easier option is to buy a new one.

Hope this helps,

Mowcius

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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Hinge is broken! That or the screen is broken. You can replace the screens. If that hinge is broken it's over.

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Well you do know the ribbon cable that connects the two screens is in the left hinge right? You will need to get it repaired eventualy. You many need to check if the ribbon cable is damaged in any way, if it is you will need to repair it or get it repaired. If you choose to do it yourself i'de suggest following this guide. Good Luck!

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You can buy a new plastic housing for your DS lite on many different sites. Some are great quality. If the DS still works (despite the broken hinge) it makes sense to replace the housing.
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Nintendo will fix the hinges depending on a few things, first thing would be to determine how the hinges were broken. The hinges are tested before they leave the factory, the only way that they actually break would be because of physical damage/impact. Physical damage is not covered under the manufact warranty so you would get a discounted price depending on if your under warranty or not. Regardless giving them a call and having their techs fix them will be the best bet, not only because you know it will be fixed right and your warranty will start over the day it gets repaired.

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Replying to the first post:
If you have broken the ribbon cable, which is highly likely if you have broken the hinge, then the DS will not work. It does not turn on unless there is a connection to both screens. You will need to buy a new ribbon cable for it:
A useful site I found is: www.consoleparts4u.co.uk

Once you replace this then it should work for you.

Repling to th second post:

I would recommend buying a new case for it at least because the ribbon cable will break if left broken due to the strain on it.

The more expensive but easier option is to buy a new one.

Hope this helps,

Mowcius

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you should get it fixed

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Hi Worried mom, www.playstationclinic.com can fix it. Repair for your problem is $40 plus shipping costs. You will get a brand new case, hinges Cleaning and tune up.

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