rattling inside the 3DS?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Seaking, May 21, 2011.

  1. Seaking
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    well, after i went walking alot at night with the 3DS in my coat pocket the right side started having a rattling noise. now that i carry it in my shirt pocket it has another rattling noise on the left side [​IMG].
    what causes this? how can this be fixed? [​IMG] this makes me scared...
     
  2. Nollog

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    it's the gyroscope.
    there's a thread in here already about it.
    search next time sweetheart.
     
  3. Xuphor

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    Mine has no rattling whatsoever.
    Yes, it probably is the gyroscope, but it should NOT rattle.
     
  4. Seaking
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    the gyroscope is built into the top screen...right?
    my rattling is on the bottom one [​IMG]
     
  5. darkangel5000

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    I noticed some kind of rattling too, but I found out what it was. I held down (as in: duct-taped) every slider and button on the 3DS and shook the 3DS afterwards. And ta-dah: no more rattling.
     
  6. Jono1250

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    I assumed it was a pedometer separate to the gyroscope, all pedometers make this noise.
     
  7. Windaga

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    Take out the stylus and try again. My stylus makes a bit of a rattling sound when it's in the 3DS, along with the aforementioned pedometer sound.
     
  8. dsfanatic5

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    This is most likely (or hopefully) the case. At one point I noticed a rattle when I tilted my 3DS forwards and back, but determined it was the stylus rather quickly.
     
  9. Langin

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    The gyro sensor is in the bottom screen, I tested it with Dead or Alive at the title screen. If I tried to move the upper screen nothing bottom yeah.

    It is your stylus. I had the same problem, like they said remove it and try it again. I think the original stylus that came with the 3DS is useless. I use my stylus that came with the accessory packet I bought. It still rattles but not so much as with the original stylus.

    hope this helped a bit.

    If it still forth-comes that it rattles. Call Nintendo they may know what the issue is.
     
  10. Jono1250

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    I assumed it was a pedometer separate to the gyroscope, all pedometers make this noise.
     
  11. chris888222

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    Mine doesn't really rattle... [​IMG]

    Hmm, I guess it's the stylus.
     
  12. Nollog

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    It's a combination! [​IMG]
    I was in a hurry so just wanted to say it was normal and type the least letters.
     
  13. SamAsh07

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    Open your 3DS, pull out the baby snake thats been making rattling noises. Problem solved! [​IMG]
     
  14. gautam

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    Its the pedometer, I'm sure all 3DSes make a little rattle noise or something.
     
  15. boktor666

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    Possible rattling things

    -stylus
    -the inisde parts (the meters, above mentioned)
    -Sliders, my dsl sliders for sound rattle
    -L or R? (very unlikely)

    Check em [​IMG]
     
  16. Nollog

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