Hardware Opened my n3DSXL. Now its a brick. Help!

jpitcairn

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Hey there. I opened up my 3DS to take a look inside to see how much work the hardmod would be. Turns out for me it's a fair amount. I didn't even begin to do the hardmod.

Somehow in reassembling i've managed to brick it. At first I had it working but certain apps would cause "an error has occurred. please turn off the power" message appear. Tried to do a hard reset on the console and now it only boots to a blank screen. Recovery mode says it's unable to update.

I've checked all of the ribbon cables they all seem fine. One mistake i did make was i slightly bent the ZIf connectors that aren't designed to be bent but I think they're all fine. Anyone have any clue what i'm missing?

Thanks!
 

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If you bent up the connectors (black ones) those are not to be lifted but instead slid out. So possibly you don't have enough force pushing down the cable now.
 

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Probably you tripped a hardware or something, check if everything is connected as it should be.
 

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