O3DS SD slot problem (SD card not detected if system is moved)

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Edgarska, Feb 23, 2016.

  1. Edgarska
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    As the title says, my 3DS will throw the "SD card not detected" error whenever the system is moved too much, though sometimes just pressing the buttons too forcefully will do it. This happens most often while on the main menu, and very rarely during gameplay.
    I have noticed the SD card budges a bit while connected, but I don't remember if it's supposed to not move at all when the system is new.
    So my question is if anyone's had this problem before, can it be fixed? Or should I just look for a replacement slot?
    I should mention that this also happens on 3 other cards, including the original that came with the system, so it's unlikely the cards are the problem.

    If changing the slot is the only solution, can anyone recommend a reliable seller?
     
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  3. piratesephiroth

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    If it's a small O3DS then it's very easy to replace the SD slot and replacements are easy to find.
     
  4. Edgarska
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    That's what I figured, it won't be worth it trying to fix it. Is there any seller that people here have had good experiences with?
    The ones I've found looked sketchy at best.