Bumpers Not Working

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Jack_Sparrow, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. Jack_Sparrow
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    Jack_Sparrow Ruthless Pirate

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    The bumpers on my O3DS are not working. The left one works but you have to press down hard. And the right one does NOT work whatsoever anymore..
    Any suggestions on how to fix?
     
  2. piratesephiroth

    piratesephiroth I wish I could read

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    maybe its dirt?

    You could disasssemble it (just remove the back) then remove the L and R buttons (watch out for the little coils.. try not to lose them) then you can dip the little swtiches in rubbing alcohol or something similar.
    Or just buy new ones and replace them.
     
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  3. maczilla

    maczilla GBAtemp Regular

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    on the dsi you would just blow under the bumper really hard and it worked again like new, not sure if u can do that with the 3ds bumpers. see if there is a gap under it and blow really hard.
     
  4. dimmidice

    dimmidice GBAtemp Addict

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    i had the same thing with my 3ds a few days ago. i didnt have the proper screwdrivers to open it up so i just took a never used toothbrush and brushed as best as i could in the space between the button and the case. fixed my buttons right up.
     
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