An upgrade of the Nintendo Game Boy Advance, the Advance SP was released, in North America, on March 23 2004 with a square structure and clam-shell design.

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The green power light will not turn off.

Even when the power switch is in the off position, the green light remains on. I have tried turning it on and off, and plugging in the charger and unplugging it with no change.

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You may have a problem with the ON/OFF switch. Here is a link which shows how to clear away debris, if any, which is impeding the operation of the switch or how to replace the switch if it is faulty. Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP Power Switch Cover Replacement

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The attached guide is for the the original GBA, not the GBA SP.


Hi gahanj,

thanks for that I've put the correct one in now


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