OK so i have a Nintendo DS Light broken hinge and i don't realy know what to do with it. I try to enter the serial number on the Nintendo repair site.But it says it is does not work.I bought the Nintendo DS Light form gamestop. They gave me it with a crack on the hinge then after a day it cracked even more so i went to go return it.And they did not let me return it.After another day it snapped so im stuck with a DS with a broken hinge.Well i least i know one thing it to never but used ds's again LOL.Anyways got any ideas for what to do with it?Oh yeah....... this is sort of how it looks like right now.
Thank You so much!!!!!!!!
Because Gamestop isn't a good corporation.
To the discussion creator, the serial number didn't extend the warranty because the DS Lite is used. I believe that you could get it repaired from Nintendo regardless. Contact Nintendo at 1-800-255-3700 from 6am to 7pm PST or at this webform to set up a repair.
To add to what FI said, avoid gamestop at all costs. Not only can i buy games cheaper at my local flea market, i can also sell games for twice the amount gamestop credit by selling on amazon. Plus, most employees are inexperienced, have no clue what im talking about, are rude, misprice everything, and sell faulty products.
I've had problems with GameStop as well, but mostly with used systems (I've had two used DS Lites that broke on me.). I'm going new or refurbished from now on. I have had good luck with the games, though... except this one time GameStop sold me a counterfeit game, which worked fine on my DS Lite. I found out later that it was counterfeit when I upgraded to a DSi because it didn't work at all.
Also, each GameStop is different. If you get poor service at one, you may have better luck at a different one. There is one in particular that I will never set foot in again.
Anyway, in regards to your DS Lite, you can call Nintendo, and they will set up a repair, for which they will charge you some $$. The good news is that if Nintendo repairs it for you, they will warranty the repair for 12 months, as though you had purchased the system new.
I'm not a fan of Gamestop. Ok if your DS Lite still works with the broken hinge you can purchase a Crystal Cover Housing for the DS lite. Its just a clear plastic shell that snaps over your DS lite and it has hinges, I've purchased them in the pass off of ebay and they work for me. But if you use Ebay, make sure you buy it from a supplier in the US, most sell from China and it takes over a month to recieve. They run about $3. Seen them sold in stores a while back but for $15, yikes! Or you can buy a bigger shell like Nerf from Walmart.
Crystal Case Cover Housing Clear for DS Lite DSL NDSL is the name if you look it up on Ebay.
80 bucks.Dang............Well is there other options? I did see somewhere that you could replace the shell. It looks hard to do though.They also offer repairs to for 50 dollers.So let me know any other options.THANK YOU!!!!
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Message was edited by: NOA_TECH_JOE
no, you dont have to replace the DS shell and take it apart, its a shell that snaps over the ds, clear plastic and it has side hinges. This is the one I purchased a few weeks back.
Well, I think the terms of service mean that you can't suggest opening up your system. This isn't really opening up your system, and using armor doesn't void warranty, so I think he's okay to say that.