:( What happened to my DS Top Screen?

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  1. Fulcaire
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    What has happened to my DS? The Top Screen is messed up.
    My dog was running around and tripped over the charger wire and it fell. It's a DSPhat so I wouldn't think that a DS would do this so easily then I tried playing it and its all messed up like this.

    What am I supposed to do?
    Do you think Nintendo would replace it? :'(
    I've always loved it and I don't got enough money to get a DS Lite..
    I got this Nintendo DS at Launch for Christmas.
     
  2. Rabbi Nevins

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    nintendo wont replace it, your warranty is up
     
  3. .TakaM

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    i feel for ya man
     
  4. paolo90

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    it looks like your top screen's connection to the bottom part of the DS is ruined. Try bringing it to Nintendo, they should be able to repair it if the problem was only with the connection between the top screen and the other components at the bottom.
     
  5. Zaraf

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    is the top screen also screwed in-game? and if so, how much?
     
  6. Fulcaire
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    Yes, in-game. The screen is all white and looks exactly the same as you can see in the picture. [​IMG]
    *EDIT*
    You could barely see the game image for the top screen. barely anything tho
     
  7. 4saken

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    Perhaps one of the ribbon cables are loose. Open it up and check for yourself [​IMG]
     
  8. Arkansaw

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    heh, Pets and nds do not go well together

    Nintendo might not replace it, but they definitely can do something abt it, try calling them?
     
  9. dbgtdob

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    call nintendo my friend snaps his top screen clean off his ds, and nintendo still sent him a replacement, not for free though they charged him 60 dollars after sending in his old one.
     
  10. WiiDSbold

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    one word: savemoneyforadsl... ok actually thats 5 words - but you got the message...

    seriously DSL is just soooo much better than the phat [​IMG] and some things are just not built for eternity [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  11. CatScam

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    I agree with 4saken, looks like your ribbon is not making a full connection.