Touch Screen not working

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by Skipp2k, Nov 24, 2006.

  1. Skipp2k
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    Ok the touch screen on my DS phat has just stopeed working, the screen is still working ie you can still see the games,just you can not touch it for input.

    Do I need a new screen or is it something easy to fix.

    Alsowhere can I get the screwdriver to open the DS up, will any hardware shop sell them. I am in the UK.

    Thanks
     
  2. Hooya

    Hooya GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Sounds like you need to get a warranty replacement. DO NOT try to fix the touch screen yourself. You'd just void your warranty.
     
  3. Skipp2k
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    its out of warrenty, it was my sisters and she give my little lad it because she got a DS lite.

    Anyway it looks like if I can open the case I can try to fix it.

    I seen on ebay where you can get replacement touchscreens.

    So anyone know where to get the screwdriver from in the UK.

    Thanks
     
  4. neojei

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    Try using a 3/64 in (approx 1.2 mm I beleive) slotted screw driver. Works like a charm for me.
     
  5. Hadrian

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    Mines just stopped working! Had it about a year now, I haven't got the box or the receipt so I'm not sure if I can get the big N to replace it.
     
  6. Tanas

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    Give your DS a whack... I've fixed two none working touch screen this way [​IMG]
     
  7. OSW

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    Lol, the good old whackaroonie technique!
     
  8. gryto

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    Try clearing the sides of the touchscreen (under the casing) out. The touch screen may be constantly pressed down on the side, hence it does not work when pressed at any other point.
     
  9. Skipp2k
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    Ya thats what I did and nowits working again.

    Thanks for ya help guys & gals
     
  10. Hadrian

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    Cheers, just did the toothbrush thing that the Ninty site sez.