1. ArviDroid

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    Hello.
    I was disassembling my N3DS XL to potentially fix my wi-fi card when I accidentaly removed/ broke a ribbon cable on the motherboard. Will it work again or am I screwed as there seems to be no way of reattaching it?
    Thanks in advance.
     

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    Kubas_inko "Something funny goes here."
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    it's only a microphone, so it should work. You can definitely reattach it with a heat gun.
     
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    I have no heat gun! But thank god it was something that useless! Thanks for the help! :)
     
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    @ArviDroid, I think @Kubas_inko meant glue gun and not heat gun. Both does melting of something and are guns of sort, so easy enough to brain fart the two.
     
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    I meant heat gun or hot air rework station if you want. He ripped the ribbon connector from the mobo. Glue gun won't help here really :D.
     
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    *Looks up what is an hot air rework station* :!:

    Why have I never heard of these before?! Now I'm super jelly wanting one of this along with a micro soldering setup. Grr.
     
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    Sadly I don't own that either and neither do I now how to use it! Thanks for the heads up anyway!
     
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    Ummm. You don't happen to know how to remove the metallic plate covering the wi-fi card aswell?

    Edit: Nevermind! Sheer force was the solution!
     

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