Can I fix my touch screen?

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  1. mflo
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    mflo GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    My touch screen is lopsided, It's very noticeable. So I'm planning on opening it and fixing it. But first I would like to know what exactly I'm suppose to do. Remove screws>Open it>Then what? Do I just remove the mother board and move the touchscreen?
    Is the touch screen screwed on to something? Anyone know of a good guide on opening your DS?
     
  2. 4saken

    4saken Retired Ace Attorney

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    Theres one stickied in this subforum (for DS Lites)

    I don't think the touch screen (digitizer) is screwed on. I haven't actually opened a Lite for myself, but I believe it may "sit" in place on the LCD screen, being held by a ribbon cable.

    If both the digitizer and LCD are lopsided, you'll have to move both. I think the LCD screen may be held down, but it shouldn't be too hard to figure it out.
     
  3. WiiDSbold

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    i dont think its a good idea to mess with the lcd-screen if youve never done something like that before - its not that you just open it an juggle it around a little bit for better fit... thats microelectronics and precision-likelytobreak-stuff in there [​IMG]

    i guess all you'll get in the end is dust on your screen beneath the digitizer-layer [​IMG]

    besides that: if its THAT lopsided, that its actually hard for the machine to recognize the input its a case for replacement under guarantee anyways...
     
  4. mflo
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    My LCD screen is lopsided and it's off to where you can see the backlight shine through some cracks if you turn it at an angle. I have small hands so it shouldn't be too hard for me. I'll be careful.
    btw, My hinge squeaks when I close my DS, Is this a sign of a hinge about to crack? What should I do?