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Repairing Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen

Repairing Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen


Tools: Tweezers, Tri-wing screwdriver, Phillips #00 screwdriver


Step 1: Take out any game cartridge Take out the screw (Phillips #00) and take off the battery door


Step 2: Take out the battery (spudger or other instrument may be helpful)


Step 3: Take out the seven screws (tri-wing) on the back


Step 4: Take off the back panel


Step 5: Take out the four screws (Phillips #00) on the circuit board


Step 6: Move up the black clips on the two sockets to free the ribbon cables Gently take the cables out manually, not with pliers


Step 7: Below the ribbon cable on the right you just took out, there will be two smaller ribbon cables After you slide the cables’ associated locks down to the side you will be able to remove them (tweezers may be helpful)


Step 8: Remove the part shown (WiFi antenna pigtail connector) with tweezers


Step 9: Take out the circuit board being careful not to damage the ribbon cables


Step 10: Take off the foam on the screen without damaging the ribbon cables Carefully take out the screen


REVERSE THE ABOVE STEPS TO PUT THE CONSOLE BACK TOGETHER