The Nintendo 3DS XL 2015, marketed as the New Nintendo 3DS XL, was released October 11, 2014 in Japan and February 13, 2015 in North America.

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3DS XL won't tun on or it would shut off if game card is inserted.

3ds XL works fine without a game cartridge on it. As soon as I inserted a game cartridge, the unit shuts off. I won't be able to turn it on unless the game cartridge is removed.

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Found Capacitor (C144) near bottom right of game slot card reader shorted. Removed the shorted capacitor C144, and now system turns on and reads game cartridge. I don't know the value of this particular capacitor, but I added a surface a mount cap 4.7 uf. at C144 location.

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Can you please tell me what steps you took in order to find the shorted cap

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