D-Pad Stopped Working :(

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  1. TwinBlades
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    My Left and Right button for the D-Pad sometimes works and sometimes dont. I have to press it Hard to make it work ..... Is there a way to fix this? It suddenly happend today this morning. Would I have to open my DS Lite? If so is there a guide on how to open and fixing the D-Pad?

    Thanks Guys!
     
  2. Jakob95

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    Looks like you have to replace them. Try blowing into them fixed my L, and R buttons sometimes.
     
  3. Jamstruth

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    Seems like the conductor pads under the Left and Right Dpad buttons have died. To fix you need to order a replacement D-pad conductor pad, open your DS and replace the dead one.
     
  4. Ireland 1

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    The same thing happened my ds. i sent it off to my local game shop and they fixed it for me. it only cost €15. not bad it works perfect now.
     
  5. Rayder

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    Lucky I wish Gamestop fixed DS's... I need to fix my touch screen.
     
  7. Rayder

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    You know, a person could rally start a good business just fixing DS's using DX as a supplier and marking up the price for labor. The mark-up compensates for any other parts that may break while fixing the original problem....it happens, believe me, my bro's fixed a fair few DS's now. But otherwise....PROFIT!

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    How much does Ninty charge to fix a DS that's no longer under warranty?
     
  8. Tokiopop

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    £60 I think. That's what I was quoted for a replacement bottom screen.
     
  9. DeMoN

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    Rayder, I think theives like us already has a business like that.
    And it costs $75 USD for Nintendo to fix anything, like a broken hinge, or an unresponsive L button, etc. However, some people have managed to get a free repair regardless of their warranty. I suppose it all depends on who answers your call.