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Nintendo ds upper screen has lines

I haven't used my nintendo DS in a while and only take it on long trips. Recently, I tried to play it and there are lines on my upper screen which distort it to the point where I cannot play the system anymore. Can you please offer advice? Is something loose within my upper screen? Is it as simple as just taking it apart and then putting it together? To my knowledge,I have not dropped the device.

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  • Gamer15 Mar 13, 2008

    My DS works great with the bottom screan, after a few minutes of playting my top screen gets scratchy or has lines go threw it almost like bad reception a tv. If I close my DS and open it back up, it comes back clear for a few minutes. Any Ideas?



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I see what the problem that your haveing is, their is a possible problem with the back of the DS where the bottom and top hinges together (that long clip) which joines the two screens. Inside that hinge is a cable that connects both screens togehter, their could be a possible problem with in that, to get that repaired you must take it to a qualified technician. Another possibility could be that their is something wrong with the batteries/chargeing unit since it isnt letting out enough electrical out put as its supposed to to power both screens. But what ever the case i suggest you take it to an electician, do not open it your self because this may cause further problems.

Hope this solves ur problem, if things are still messing up, just contact me again.

Posted on Nov 23, 2007


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