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Nintendo DS Won't turn on

My son's Nintedo DS Lite won't turn on. We replaced the battery and left it on the charger for the evening but it still won't power on. The orange light won't come on at all and the green one only comes on for a second when we try to turn it on. What can we do to fix his system?        

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  • dracmaster Nov 22, 2007

    my ds battery is fine but if i try to charge it the orenge light will come on for a sec. I think its the charger or game system. we tried to take out and put the battery back in.

  • hoppvega Nov 27, 2007

    My son has had his DS since July and it stopped working a week or so ago. It has been fully charged. We have removed the battery and cleaned the connections. Nothing happens at all when he tries to power it on.

  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2008

    charged ds all night then played for an hour turned it off then tried to turn it on in afternoon and wouldn't start plugged in charger and orange lit goes on then straight off and ds won't start at all?

  • roux Feb 21, 2008

    My DS Lite WILL turn on but doesn't charge. the oramge light comes on for a second and goes off. i've only had it a month!! i bought it from america, so no chance in gettig a new one on the warrentee probably

  • heather_hs42 Dec 01, 2008

    at first it was the sound and it would only work if it was almost closed and now it will charge but it will on flash a white screen and not come on

  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2009

    mine will charge till it doesnt need it anymore but when i turn it on the green light comes on for a second and the screen will come on for just a milisecond. It started to come on but it cuts off in like 5 mins of playin it, even with the charger in it



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You could actually have a couple of different problems there are little wires that go up to the top screen that break and or come loose that can cause this and there is also a fuse in the unit on the board that can cause it.

Posted on Oct 16, 2007

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Sounds more like a mainboard fault need to replace it

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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