DSi L and R button broken?

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  1. azure0wind
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    i 've been using dsi for 3 months and the l and r button doesn't detect if i press the button.
    can you help me? thanks!
     


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    Did you try lifting the button a little bit and blowing into it?
    That's a pretty common temporary fix
     
  3. The Pink Gato

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    Maybe you've been adding to much pressure.
    Try what the cat boy says, and if not, you might have to replace it :\
     
  4. azure0wind
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    nope still dont' fix the prob..
     
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    Did you ever add pressure to them? This could be the problem. The only way to fix this is to replace the buttons or the DSi [​IMG]
     
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    nope never add the pressure.
     
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    I don't know then. It could be a faulty device [​IMG]
     
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    Seal your lips around the button and blow hard into the gaps to dislodge dust under the contact.
     
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    Uh no, that will make the problem worse in the future. Try getting some canned air and blowing that into the shoulder buttons. If you blow into the gaps with your own breath the moisture from your breath will cause a mold (can't remember the correct term) like substance to grow in it. I know this as that is what happened to my Gamecube controller ports, and believe me, this isn't an easy fix. If that doesn't work, contact Nintendo. They should fix it for free as your warranty isn't up yet.
     
  10. azure0wind
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    thanks aeladya!
     
  11. BlueStar

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    I've seen several sets of shoulder buttons fixed permanently from people blowing in them, I've tried using canned air but it doesn't seem to actually get into the gaps properly, just goes around the sides. Obviously don't "huff" like you're trying to steam up a bloody window, blow quickly and from the front of your mouth.
     
  12. TheDarkSeed

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    Toyota has been recalling their cars due to a faulty acceleration system, Nintendo should learn from them and recall the DS for it's terrible L&R buttons.

    You shouldn't have to do anything to the L&R buttons they should just work [​IMG] . There's a way to permanently fix it, but it requires a trigram screw driver, soldering iron and some spare DSi shoulder buttons, you can usually find these things lying around the house.
     
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    The way you said that made me LMAO [​IMG]
     
  14. Tokiopop

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    3 months = still in warranty.

    Get a replacment, no biggy.
     
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    well... i'm in Indonesia. can you suggest me which is the closest to Indonesia?
     
  16. Supersonicmonk

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    not being able to play mario kart is no way near as bad as crashing into a wall
     
  17. ProtoKun7

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    Yeah, but you might crash into a wall while playing Mario Kart...
     
  18. Jakob95

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    Today I turned on my DSi and to my surprise my stupid R button didn't work. I had to press it hard for it to work. I tried the blowing crap and now the R button works perfectly, but only for like 1 hour then I have to blow it again. Should I go to Gamestop and return the DSi, my DSiWare games will delete though right?
     
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    They'll be deleted once the system is formatted, yes.
     
  20. Azlan Uchiha

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    Well I live at Singapore But no nintendo store here....Maybe You Can Buy from DX??Go Australia To Fix Or Japan..Thats The Nearest Store At Asia/Indonesia