GBA Sp Shell's L&R buttons came off

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  1. Mike001
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    Title says it all, I appreciate anyone who can help. I may sound like a noob but I didn't remove it intentionally and I'm not sure how to put it back together... Anyone with GBA sp shell replacement experience?
    EDIT: Still no help :( i really need someone who knows about this, I dont know how to put this back and i dont wanna play my sp w/o l and r triggers
     
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    Do you mean that they came off as you were taking it apart or did they just pop out of the GBA just like that? Because that certainly isn't normal. I remember once taking apart an SP and I somewhat recall there being a small metal piece that provided resistance to the buttons so that they spring up when you let them go. I think this piece went around the small metal shaft that held the button in place. Hope this helps.
     
  3. Mike001
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    I was taking it apart because I was stupid and I thought that you had to remove it. And I know about that small little piece but god damn is it a hassle to put back in after its been removed.
     
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    helpppp
     
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    hey, its not our fault, be patient >:C
    maybe it would help if you posted pictures of it >:C
     
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    Sorry mang :C I will post up some in a second just nobody has asked
     
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    Damn im sorry for spam but i did post it and it says error, i have these pix locally but idk how to post it.

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    i will try to make a diagram, it is like the ones on the ds lite... so i know how they must be put

    however you can search on yotuube how to fix them.. because my explanation will be a bit bad, but hopefully you can understand. wait a few moments
     
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    my english is really bad to make theese explanations, i hope you can figure out with the picture...
    take some attention on the picture, i tried to show where the pieces will stay
    first you have to put the spring hole between, then the plastic stick going through the holes including the spring hole the spring stays between the 2 pieces, secured by the plastic stick...
    then you put then in the gba shell and close it...

    however, you must find the right position, and the spring requires 1 "spin"..

    can you show the other case? maybe i can make some kind of picture to show you how to mount the rest
     
  10. Mike001
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    I've asked here because I've had troubles finding the right videos on YouTube. I know where you're getting at though, I'll attempt your method. Thanks.
     
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    If you're still having trouble, it's probably easier to find videos on how to clean your L&R DS buttons. They are almost the same assembly, so by watching one of those videos and looking at how they replace the shoulder buttons might help you (that's how I learned).
     
  12. Mike001
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    I've looked up some videos but no good ones. Most of them are just kids from '09-'10 not even opening their consoles.
     
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    Literally the second result from "how to clean your ds lite shoulder buttons" search on Youtube. Skip to 9:10 for shoulder button replacement.
     
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    Oh my fault then I looked up how to fix l and r buttons not shoulder buttons *facepalm*
     
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    No worries, hope it helped!