Dead DS Lite.

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  1. Excko
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    Hi all,

    I was playing with my DS Lite and all of a sudden, it just went off. I can't turn it back on. WHen I plug the AC adapter in, I get a battery charging signal but the unit still won't turn on. I tried another known good battery and the DS still does the same thing.

    Anyone has any suggestions on how I could maybe fix my DS?

    Thanks.

    Excko
     
  2. Brian117

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    Sounds like the F2 fuse is blown.
     
  3. Excko
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    Is it something that is easy to replace?
     
  4. Brian117

    Brian117 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Well that might not even be the problem, but

    All you need to do is get some solder, and bridge the ends of the fuses of the F2 fuse with a piece of wire.
     
  5. Excko
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    I don't have a clue how to solder. never done it before...

    Ah well, I guess I'll send it to Nintendo for repairs.
     
  6. Brian117

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    Might be a stupid idea,

    But I can possibly fix it for you.

    My dad fixed my DS Phat that it's F2 fuse blown on. He bridged it with wire and now it's working.

    Nintendo charges you a lot anyways.
     
  7. cupajoe

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    In the world of GBAtemp we learn how to fix things ourselves so Nintendo doesn't see our money. [​IMG]
     
  8. oldmstnggt

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    Where is Canada are you from, if its Alberta say south Alberta then I may be able to help you.
     
  9. Excko
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    I know that they charge a lot... something like 85$ for repairs and 112$ to swap it out.
     
  10. Brian117

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    Close to that price range.

    Would you consider having me fix it?
     
  11. Excko
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    Sure, why not. It's dead anyways. Let's switch this to PMs if you want to.