The Nintendo DSi is the third iteration in the Nintendo DS line, and made its debut in Japan in late 2008.

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DSi does not turn on or charge

I bought a dsi off of eBay, and I had to replace the top screen. After reassembling the unit, I held the power button, and nothing happened. I plugged it into my charger, and the charge light won't even blink, just nothing. I checked the F1 fuses on the motherboard and the power board, and they are intact. I checked the connections for the ribbon cables to the top screen, and they seem OK, what is wrong???????? I will check the connections again, but I don't think that they are the problem.

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Looks like one of my two suggestions worked, which one was it so others know to check there too?

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If you've plugged your charger into the port and you're not getting an indicator light on then it's gotta be 1 of 2 fuses (assuming you've checked with the multi-meter on continuity mode) OR your charge port has lifted from the motherboard. Double check the port on the board to see if it's all seated correctly.

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the charge port had lifted from the mb.

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Thanks for the follow up. Break out your soldering iron, flux and you can get that seated back to the board in no time.

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me I will be eternally grateful.
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