Switch SD card motherboard pins

Juice4z0

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I have narrowed it down to the pins are loose on the Motherboard. If I hold down the sd card reader connector just right it doesn't boot into 1 bit mode. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to tighten the connection? I got scammed on a Switch purchase and have been fixing each issue. This seems to be the last, I really don't want to have to pay someone 100 bucks to tighten then motherboard connector
 

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SD card connectors disconnecting from the motherboard is an issue that more users have been reporting.

I see 3 options :
- use a piece of soft foam between the reader and the cover to apply the necessary pressure.
- if you have a fine soldering iron and the guts, apply some flux, clean your solder iron well and apply it to the pins of the connector on the motherboard. Maybe if you look well, you can see which pin is causing the issue (DAT1~DAT3).
- it must be a dataline so you could solder a fine wire directly from the SD card reader to the motherboard. Those pins are a bit bigger than the connector so with less soldering skills that should be doable.
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SD card connectors disconnecting from the motherboard is an issue that more users have been reporting.

I see 3 options :
- use a piece of soft foam between the reader and the cover to apply the necessary pressure.
- if you have a fine soldering iron and the guts, apply some flux, clean your solder iron well and apply it to the pins of the connector on the motherboard. Maybe if you look well, you can see which pin is causing the issue (DAT1~DAT3).
- it must be a dataline so you could solder a fine wire directly from the SD card reader to the motherboard. Those pins are a bit bigger than the connector so with less soldering skills that should be doable.
It looks like I did more damage than good as some pins have been pulled out. Would just replacing the FPC connector not be the better solution at this point?
 

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