is these normal for the cartridge?

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2 years ago#1
I just bought a preowned game of RE:R & tales of the abyss. both game works fine but im hearing rattle noise when im shaking(not intended to) the cartridge. Do your catridges rattles whenever you shake them?. Is this *noise* normal?
2 years ago#2
Its nothing.
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2 years ago#3
Tzuba12 posted...
Its nothing.


when i accidentaly shake the cartridge i feel something is being move inside o_O but the game runs perfect though. I hope this is normal for a cartride and won't corrupt the save data.
2 years ago#4
The fact that it works means the piece rattling around is not important. It is most likely a small piece of plastic from the outer casing of the cartridge that snapped off during manufacturing, or just something that fell in.
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2 years ago#5
Don't worry about it. My New Super Mario Bros from 2006 does it and it still works fine.
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2 years ago#6
This has been a thing since pokemon red/blue. The board inside is actually lose most times, and I think the contacts are connected via a ribbon, though I have never seen the inside of a 3ds game, I know its not 1 piece, it can't be.

Edit: IT IS ONE!
http://i55.tinypic.com/29c1is2.jpg

No idea why it can rattle but it isn't broken, a bunch of mine can do it.

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2 years ago#7
None of my 20 3DS games rattle when I shake them

BUT I do know that once I dropped a DS cartridge and afterwards it worked fine but it rattle when i shook it.

So your cartridges were probably dropped.
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2 years ago#8
^I tried to shake some of my 3ds/ds cartridge and i also heard some noise from them.that's weird. my cartridges were really taken care of/never drop even once o_0
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2 years ago#9
policemenman posted...
^I tried to shake some of my 3ds/ds cartridge and i also heard some noise from them.that's weird. my cartridges were really taken care of/never drop even once o_0


All it takes is for the case to fall off from the shelf in the store before you bought it.
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2 years ago#10
I think its normal. my 3ds/ds cartridges(preowned & new) have these rattling noise and they work fine.
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