Old 3DS XL Battery Draining Fast Issue

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Shindouz, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. Shindouz
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    Greetings forumites, my old 3DS XL is having battery issue it's draining fast and i mean really fast! While playing mario kart 7 it's battery signal red light begin blinking within 4 mins or so and i have to plug in the AC adapter to keep it going. It charges to blue light quickly too. I have no idea what is wrong. Been having this 3ds for 3 years and I have a habit of putting it to charge while playing for long extended duration even during my sleep. I'm not sure if this spoils the battery or the homebrew i installed in the past bricked the battery. Please provide me with some solution thank you!
     
  2. Hyoretsu

    Hyoretsu Itosugi Masahiro's Loyal Reader

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    Only solution I can think of is get a battery replacement.
     
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  3. zoogie

    zoogie playing around in the dsiware

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    Overall battery life is finite. Sounds like your battery is ready for retirement.
     
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  4. Shindouz
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    do u know how much would it cost usually?
     
  5. INobody

    INobody GBAtemp Regular

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