Is there no way to fix my L button?

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User Info: jole6113

jole6113
5 years ago#11
cjs177 posted...
I've never had a problem with my L button either and I've had like five DSs

Same here.

User Info: Skul_

Skul_
5 years ago#12
I had some problems with my R button on my DSi. It was full of dust. I bought a little fan. (the fans broken now, but the DS works fine :D)

If that doesnt work, then: Warrenty. Just send it in.
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User Info: chucklehofft

chucklehofft
5 years ago#13
I had a trigger problem on my original DS and my DS Lite. The former fixed itself eventually over time, the latter I had to send in.
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User Info: esoteric42

esoteric42
5 years ago#14
Try using a toothbrush, as is recommended on Nintendo's support website.

Also, send it in for repairs. It took mine 9 days to get back to me, my R button works like a charm now.
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User Info: martyoytram

martyoytram
5 years ago#15
I had this problem with my R button. I blew on it really hard (like pressed my mouth against it and blew until my eyes almost popped out), and started carrying it in the Club Nintendo pouch. It's been fine for a few months now.
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User Info: SShredder565

SShredder565
5 years ago#16
bellzemo posted...
Do you store your 3DS in a case? My son had this issue with his DSI cause he didn't put his system in a case.

I don't storing it in a case has anything to do with it. My first DS I never stored in a case. L button was fine, but the right hinge cracked about 2 years later. So I got the crimson and black DS Lite. I babied it, kept it in a case all the time, determined not to let anything on it break. And here it is today, with a sort-of-responding d-pad, a broken L button, and with both hinges cracked. @_@

DS Lite's were just made terribly. Nothing you can do.
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User Info: cjs177

cjs177
5 years ago#17

From: SShredder565 | #016
bellzemo posted...
Do you store your 3DS in a case? My son had this issue with his DSI cause he didn't put his system in a case.

I don't storing it in a case has anything to do with it. My first DS I never stored in a case. L button was fine, but the right hinge cracked about 2 years later. So I got the crimson and black DS Lite. I babied it, kept it in a case all the time, determined not to let anything on it break. And here it is today, with a sort-of-responding d-pad, a broken L button, and with both hinges cracked. @_@

DS Lite's were just made terribly. Nothing you can do.


that is the first time I've ever heard of all of that happening to a DS lite
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User Info: ian2093

ian2093
5 years ago#18
Chances are it's how you put it in your pocket. This is my theory because the same thing happened to my DS's R button, and I realized that over I don't know how many years it would always be in my pocket with the R button on the bottom, getting pressed just by its own weight just dangling there.

As to how to fix it I have no idea, but to prevent it in the future maybe try carrying it in a case.
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User Info: bellzemo

bellzemo
5 years ago#19
SShredder565 posted...
bellzemo posted...
Do you store your 3DS in a case? My son had this issue with his DSI cause he didn't put his system in a case.

I don't storing it in a case has anything to do with it. My first DS I never stored in a case. L button was fine, but the right hinge cracked about 2 years later. So I got the crimson and black DS Lite. I babied it, kept it in a case all the time, determined not to let anything on it break. And here it is today, with a sort-of-responding d-pad, a broken L button, and with both hinges cracked. @_@

DS Lite's were just made terribly. Nothing you can do.


It was a DS Lite? Thats a first for me. Even my sons friend who has a DS lite with the screen hanging off and is as dirty as pigpen never had this problem. The problem I know of is for the DSi which tends to happen when dust gets into the L or R button. My guess is its a user error.

User Info: ryeu

ryeu
5 years ago#20
Do you store your 3DS in a case? My son had this issue with his DSI cause he didn't put his system in a case.

I keep it in a case whenever I go outside.



Try using a toothbrush, as is recommended on Nintendo's support website.

A toothbrush? I've never heard of that one before. Maybe I'll try that.
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