o3ds shuts off when bumping or moving

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Rioluwott, Oct 13, 2016.

  1. Rioluwott
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    Rioluwott GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    some time ago my 3ds started shutting off when i touched the part between screens or making a sudden move so i can´t play action games anymore i tried to take it to repair but they told me that they needed to change the top screen and asked for a lot of money
    can someone had a similar experience?

    sorry for my bad english
     
  2. Alex658

    Alex658 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Maybe the top screen ribbon is loose (not making proper contact) or damaged. Have you dropped the 3ds a lot?

    As long as it's not a motherboard issue, it shouldn't be too hard to repair.
     
  3. Alex4U

    Alex4U not a Pump It Up addict

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    Hey there, have you something to open it? Check it the cables (incluiding flex) maybe needs a new cable flex or a new screen
     
  4. Rioluwott
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    Rioluwott GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I had the 3ds since 2014 and i had dropped it a lot of times but it suddenly started to shuts off
    i have something to open it
    the screen work perfectly fine i think is the cable fault
     
  5. Alex4U

    Alex4U not a Pump It Up addict

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    Yeeeep, maybe needs a new flex-cable.
    Why dont first check it? maybe its making bad-connection
    If you want to open it, please, be careful, specially with flex-cables.
     
  6. Rioluwott
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    Rioluwott GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    i think i saw a burned cable between the 3ds screens
    i remember that it started shutting off after i charged it does anyone know where i can get one?
     
  7. Alex4U

    Alex4U not a Pump It Up addict

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    If you live in México, see in MercadoLibre, or Segunda Mano. its only the way to get it...
    EDIT: Don't think about burned cables, maybe if you dropped a lot of times you 3DS, maybe one of the cables maybe is failing, charging doesn't affect this.
     
    Last edited by Alex4U, Oct 14, 2016
  8. Rioluwott
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    Rioluwott GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    just noticed that when you move the top screen into certain angle the brightness raises but when i move it to that angle it is likely to shut off
     
  9. Alex4U

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    Looks like needs a new screen...
     
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