This Nintendo DS Lite was released in 2006 as the successor to the Nintendo DS. Getting inside this device is simple, making for easy fixes.

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Why is my ds lite not reading cartridges I put in it?

My ds lite is not reading the ds or game boy advance cartridges I put in the slots.

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you may have corrosion on the copper pins in each slot. To fix this, gently apply rubbing alcohol to the corroded pins with a cotton swab. Although it is unlikely that both of the slots would have this problem, it is worth a shot.

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If the above doesn't help get rid of the corrosion, try this. Get a sheet of 600 grit wet-dry sandpaper and use that to lightly sand the metal contacts.

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