I want to replace the dpad on my DSL

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  1. PizzaPasta
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    PizzaPasta Son of p1ngpong

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    Has anyone done this yet? My DS lite is over a year old and repeated use has finally taken its toll on my dpad. It always had the normal weak diagonals but now its in pretty sad shape.

    I figure its worn out from constant use and I don't want to send it to Nintendo due to cost and the time involved to fix it.

    Can I order the parts somewhere and install it myself?
     
  2. Toni Plutonij

    Toni Plutonij *has TrolleyDave & tiny p1ngy on moderating shelf!

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    Well, you can order a replacement case which would get you another d-pad, but the rubber that makes contact with the motherboard will stay the same one..It sounds like the rubber has become softer..You can try to replace the d-pad, but I don't think it'll solve your problem..

    Replacing the d-pad is a bit tricky, but isn't that hard..Check some guides online on disassembling DS Lite..
     
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    Toni Plutonij *has TrolleyDave & tiny p1ngy on moderating shelf!

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    Thank you Tanas..I never saw those to buy like that..

    @PizzaPasta: I believe you got yourself an answer!!
     
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    Added to my dozen other items on my dealextreme "wish list" [​IMG]