L button doesn't work

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  1. Fabis94
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    Fabis94 Xbawx playa

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    Anyone knows how to fix this? One day it worked and the next day it just broke. I can press the button, but it doesn't Respond/Work.
    In shooting games with L you shoot so i can't do that. Does this happen to many people?
     


  2. tinymonkeyt

    tinymonkeyt GBAtemp brat

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    yup
    it happens a lot to people
    theres a quick fix that you can do
    but it might damage your ds
    you put your lips around the L button
    and blow. hard.
    the unresponsiveness should be caused by the dust umm obstructing the connectivity
    you also might need to blow a few times
    if that doesnt work, then you could buy a little screwdriver thing and take apart your ds to fix it

    p.s. this is in the wrong section >.
     
  3. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

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    +1 to blowing on it. i have the same problem, and blowing on it fixes it for a while. it's better than nothing
     
  4. SoLuckys

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    I had the same problem and now it works fin
     
  5. MistahJelly

    MistahJelly Advanced Member

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    Yea, just blow into it, or use one of those air in a can thingo's
     
  6. Dhaos_Niko

    Dhaos_Niko Advanced Member

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    I have often the same problem on R button. And i solve it only blowing into it.
     
  7. imz

    imz GBAtemp's vigilante

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    Hopefully the DSi will eliminate this problem (I heard it has different shoulder buttons)
     
  8. Fabis94
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    Fabis94 Xbawx playa

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    Wtf it worked [​IMG] Thanks a lot guys.
     
  9. radonryder

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    Same here..thanks for the Info guys:)
    You saved me teh cost of fixing it.....
     
  10. Walo

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    Yeah.. I had the same problem really urged.. took my brothers DS to finish OoE and then used my ds again and it was fixed.. then later broke again and used the blowing technique. Now it's fixed
     
  11. Dark_linis

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    The blowing technique works on and off for me.

    It's my L button on DSL and both sholders on my fat. Its rather annoying.
     
  12. Wok247

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    Before do someting stupid try diagnose.nds to check out it is really nesessary!

    Ps: Thx for the solution but my + the right do not work 100% is there a solution for to?

    Greetz Wok247
     
  13. Maedhros

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    You guys are monsters, seriously.
    How the hell can you guys brake it?
     
  14. Exbaddude

    Exbaddude The Prince.

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    My brother's DS L button broke, and blowing...
    Worked. [​IMG]
     
  15. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

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    i play a lot of shooting games lol
     
  16. Ferrariman

    Ferrariman Hip-Flop and cRap

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    By living in a dry, dusty climate.
     
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  18. Malboro

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    Wow, I just fixed my L button [​IMG]
     
  19. DemonicChocobo

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    Just wanted to point out that using canned air might be a better idea than blowing.

    My L and R buttons have been messed up for a while so I have been using this trick often. However, for the last few months any time I blow into the L button, my top screen gets really weird for a while.(Pixels take longer to appear, color sometimes gets inverted or just fades into a bunch of different shades of a dark gray.) It only happens for a short amount of time and then returns to normal. It might just be result of the moisture from my breath or something, but still thought you guys should know.
     
  20. gunshoot0

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    bow into it or something and if that dosen't work ask someone to fix it