1. Oriordan

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    My Nintendo switch won't charge, won't power on, tried different adapter, removed the battery, forced shut down etc... I tried all known solutions, i think it's a hardware problem !
     
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    Did you have AutoRCM installed?
     
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    Idk, but i tried sending a payload ( hekate) using rcm loader, nothing happened !
     
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    Your battery might have died with AutoRCM installed, perhaps because you left the system in RCM. Do the following:
    More information about AutoRCM and battery issues can be found here:
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/autorcm-with-the-nintendo-switch-101.515402/
     
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    are you using tegrarcm ? make sure tegra detects the switch if not, eiter is dead or is not on rcm mode.
     
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    sounds like what happened to me. mine was still under warranty though thankfully. Nintendo said the NAND got corrupted or fried, so I lost everything.
     
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    Just one info, the console battery was 89% i put it on the dock, it didn't connect to the tv, kept going on & off, so i removed it, then tried to power on & all the afforentionned solutions, nothing happened, i think the damage was already done when in docked mode !

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    Didn't try on pc, i only tried with rcm loader, does it make a difference ?

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    Sorry for that, but i think it could be repaired, i saw on youtube, they even replace microchips & small components !
     
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    the nintendo logo would sometimes come on, but it was almost always nothing. if the nintendo logo came on, it would turn off immediately. this was with a stock system btw. just throwing that out there if you've tried all known solutions.

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    it could be repaired, but Nintendo didn't. they sent me a refurbished system.
     
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    My screen is black, no sign of powering on, no light, there is still hope for yours, may be it's a soft problem, you could ask arround
     
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    actually, that was over a year ago. I got a refurbished system back as it was still under warranty. it's exploitable, but I haven't done anything to it. you'd probably have to buy a broken motherboard or switch to get the NAND chip, but it may not be worth the expense especially if you don't even know what's wrong with it.
     
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    autorcm is a black screen, you need find it, what the problem is before try anything.
    get tegrarcmgui on pc and see if your switch is detect it on pc via, if tegrarcmgui doesn;t detect your switch, unplug it from pc hold power on switch for 3 seconds, plug it back and see what happen.
    if not answer, levae charge for 1 hour, if the switch doesn't wake up report back in here.
     
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    Hello, it was a hardware problem, i had to replace the charging port and an ic that transmits audio & video
     

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    mmmm i see, at leats you located the problem, well done.
     
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    How did you find out that it was caused by these parts?

    There were shorts somewhere around these parts?

    I am having the same issue, no power charging(just normal aroung .4-.5).
     
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    It wasn't me, i had to gave it to a repair guy and paid 50$

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    I didn't, the repair guy did, but there are some videos on youtube, if you have the technical skills and the spare parts, you can do it by yourself
     
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    I have this exact same problem. Last night my switch was doing fine. Today I wanted to downgrade the firmware and tried to turn it on. With or without sd card it won't turn on anymore or even charge. If I place it in the dock I can see the green light for like 1 split second and then it turns off again.

    TegraRCMgui does detect my switch. However, when I try to launch hekate I still get a black screen. I have left it in the charger for like 3 hours now and still without any results.

    Any advice?

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    I also tried to hold down the + button and hold the power button for 15 seconds (hard reset) but unfortunately without results.. again

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    Update:

    So I connected it again to my pc and one thing that immediatly catched my eye is that the hekate bin file was not at the drive it actually should be. the drive didn't have the hekate file, it was located on my other drive.

    I can't launch the OFW like you should be able to. Once I hit the power button it doesn't launch the nintendo official firmware. does that mean that my drive on my nintendo switch is corrupted? if so, is there a way to restore it?
     
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    @BaamAlex Hey that guy bumped a thread from July!
     
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