My DSI is a POS.

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May 28, 2010

My DSI is a POS. by johncenafan427 at 7:46 PM (2,756 Views / 0 Likes) 25 replies

  1. johncenafan427
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    So yeah, i got a brand new white dsi about a week or two ago.
    haven't dropped it or done any damage to it.
    the L button just all of a sudden doesn't work......
    I wanna punch it!!!!!
    i still do have the warranty though.
    but i don't want to send it in.
    any ideas on how to fix it without:
    sending it to nintendo
    taking it apart.

    thanks!!!
     


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    Yeah, just send it in. It's a flaw in some Dsi's. My black Dsi's R, and L button didn't work, so I sent it in, and nintendo had to replace something in it. So far no problems.

    (Try blowing air under the L button, some say that works.)
     
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    but how long did it take?
     
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    A weeks or 2.....Nintendo is suprising fast on my repair orders. I just sent my sisters DSL in, and recieved a refurbished one in the mail, in about 8 days.
     
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    okay, i'll probably send it in then.
    thanks!!!
     
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    in the uk if isomething goes faulty within 4 weeks you are entitled for a full refund or a replacement and can refuse a repair. are there no laws like that where you are?
     
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    try rapidly pressing the button with the dsi sound open so that you know when its pressed, this way i fixed mine
     
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    nope, nothin.
     
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    blow it, but mine's a ds lite. give it a try at least.
     
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    Yeah, same here.

    Can I shoot Ninty?

    My original DSi (launch) had faulty L/R buttons, so I sent it in, and they REPLACED the DSi.
    Next, this one started to have L/R problems, so I sent it in, and they replaced the buttons. Thought I was done.
    Now, my 2nd DSi (which has been repaired) is having issues with L/R. Anyone know a permafix?

    And no, giving it a blowjob only works temporarily.
     
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    a little better, but still eratic.
     
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    Try pressing the DS more on the middle not on the left.
     
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    didn't really do anything.
     
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    Blow as hard as you can under the buttons, if you have canned air you can use that too, then as suggested rapidly tap the buttons with DSi Sound open, it should work. Another way to do it is to take apart the DSi if you aren't afraid of breaking anything, and take out the dust from between the button and the connector to the motherboard. Also try to find a way to block the dust from entering, and refrain from putting it in your pockets without any kind of case.
     
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    no luck........
     
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    You must really tap it for quite a while, if you've not done that.

    Otherwise, if this STILL refuses to work, send it in.
     
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    it's not working 100% of the
    time, so i'll send it in.
    thanks for all the suggestions!
     
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    Same here on the L button [​IMG] . they need to really improve those buttons >.>
     
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    Nintendo products all seem to stop working in the LR button area.
    My micro's L button is seriously flawed [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Hm, mine started doing this at one point. It was annoying because it started doing it when I was playing Soma Bringer, and the LR buttons are kinda needed for that game... It started doing it again later. I just pressed the L button (the one that wasnt working) repeditidly at the DSi Menu and it fixed it.
     

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