Any way to fix a stuck pixel on N3DS XL?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by RedBlueGreen, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. RedBlueGreen
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    I got my current N3DS XL a few months ago and it has a stuck pixel (it might have had it fron the start?) which I didn't notice until earlier this month while playing Pokémon Red. I really don't think Nintendo will replace it because it's a single pixel and I know "a certain number is considered acceptable" by manufacturers since it's an expected defect with LCD screens. Is there anything I can do to fix this?
     
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    What color is the defective pixel ?
     
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    It's more of a reddish pink actually.
     
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    Somewhere in California
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    Yeah I found that. Any idea how long I should leave it for? The stuck pixel doesn't really bother me, but I'm switching to a smaller N3DS (the XL feels uncomfortable to me) and I'd like to try to sell the XL after I downgrade the smaller N3DS.
     
  6. DHall243

    DHall243 I Stay Broke Because I Keep Buying 3DS's To A9LH

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    Wish we had something like this for the wii gamepads, mine has white spots like something fierce.