1. BrutalBub

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    So I have my old Switch that was BSOD’d and I figured just for the hell of it I’d figure out how to fix it.

    After some digging and research, I figured out one of the RAM chips has to be pressed down really hard to get the Switch working. I asked around for help and the one solution I got was Reflowing and as good of a solution as it is, I don’t necessarily have the skill to try something like that without risking ruining the motherboard and I only want to try doing it if it’s the only way.

    is there anything else I can try to get that RAM chip secured enough to stop the BSOD before resorting to reflowing? And if I do have to reflow, what would be the right temp and time to use so I don’t burn the chip? Any advice would be helpful.
     
  2. lpoolm

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    Can you show a pic of the part you are pressing. I also have two bsod and would like to try this and report back if it work .
    Thanks
     
  3. BrutalBub

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    The chips in the orange square are the RAM chips, they’re gonna be right next to the graphics CPU (Red square)
     

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    sorry Im still figuring out how the forum on this website works, I made a comment with a picture of the motherboard and where the RAM Chips are located
     
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    thanks, not working for me so back to a software issue!
     
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    Re-Flowing would really be the best solution. I would find a local micro soldering business on craigslist, OfferUp, Google search that can do this job for you if you don't feel comfortable. It should be around $75-$100 for the service.
     
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