DS Shuts down randomly

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by matejdro, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. matejdro
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    I have a problem with my DS. After playing for a short while, console will just shut down.

    Battery is full, flash cart is not problem (happens with both Acekard and Supercard mini sd). But I suspect that something is wrong with buttons, because Plants vs Zombies, which uses only touch screen works perfectly.

    I don't want to send it to repairs because it would probably cost less to get another working DS from ebay, so I want to know if I can fix that problem myself. I would open it, but I have no idea what to look for. Any help?
     
  2. Cartmanuk

    Cartmanuk GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    It could be a loose connection or damaged ribbon cable.

    Try cleaning battery contacts.

    Its easy to take apart you can take it apart and check.
     
  3. BORTZ

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    Yeah sounds like a bad connection somewhere or moisture problems. Do you blow on your L and R buttons alot?
     
  4. alex_0706

    alex_0706 darknessblade

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    go to www.acekard.com

    there is an explanation how to fix it
    you have to search a little but it is an good tip

    otherwise change the battery (see or it solves anyting)
     
  5. InuYasha

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    Can you stop bumping old topics?
     
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