Switch Screen Doesn't Turn On Outside of Dock

Discussion in 'Switch - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Tom Bombadildo, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. wprpalmeida

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  2. evandixon

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    I don't know how it works in Europe, but in the US, doing it yourself will void the warranty. As painful as it may be to wait, it would be far more painful if something else goes wrong, they refuse to repair it, and you had to buy another after waiting far more than 4-6 weeks for there to actually be consoles to buy.
     
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    Hair dryer, yes, but I'm going to use a proper tool to pull off the digitizer cuz I'm not an idiot.

    It'll void the warranty, but I don't really care at this point. I've repaired enough phones, tablets and handheld consoles that I'm fairly certain I won't mess anything up. Especially when the Switch is fairly easy to take apart, sans the touch screen itself.
     
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    I bet it is the cheapest way to get a switch, likely still sold out around him. Plus its region free so console type doesn't really matter.
     
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    Welp, I pulled the Switch apart, checked all the connections, reseated the LCD connector and any ribbon cables around it and still nothing, it just refuses to work.

    So I guess the backlight is just fucked. Woooo Nintendo Seal of potato quality.
     
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    IDK if by opening it u lost the warranty but call Nintendo. The console is Region Free so the service also should be. Thats not a problem with PlayStation or Xbox
     
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    Nintendo: Sorry we don't take dead pixels
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    Also glad you found the issue, hope your repairs go well c: