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Game Boy Advance On/Off Switch Replacement

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  1. Game Boy Advance On/Off Switch Replacement, Remove the Battery Cover/Batteries: step 1, image 1 of 3 Game Boy Advance On/Off Switch Replacement, Remove the Battery Cover/Batteries: step 1, image 2 of 3 Game Boy Advance On/Off Switch Replacement, Remove the Battery Cover/Batteries: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Take the battery cover off by releasing the locking tab and hinging the cover away. Remove the batteries inside the cover

    • Do not forget to remove the batteries! This applies to working with any electronic device as working with live electricity may damage the device or cause malfunctions

  2. Game Boy Advance On/Off Switch Replacement, Unscrew the Back Panel: step 2, image 1 of 2 Game Boy Advance On/Off Switch Replacement, Unscrew the Back Panel: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the six back panel screws using a Tri-wing Screwdriver.

    • Remove bottom back panel screw with a Phillips #1 screw driver. (Image #2)

  3. Game Boy Advance On/Off Switch Replacement, Remove the Back Panel: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the back panel by pulling away with one hand and the front secured in the other hand.

    • Removal of the back panel may cause shoulder buttons and side panels to come loose and fall off.

  4. Game Boy Advance On/Off Switch Replacement, Remove Triggers: step 4, image 1 of 2 Game Boy Advance On/Off Switch Replacement, Remove Triggers: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Remove left and right triggers by lifting and pulling them away from the system.

    • Do the same for side panels

    • For finicky or jammed triggers only! Adjust and correct triggers and reassemble. Most jammed triggers are caused by buttons misplaced or jammed in its enclosure.

  5. Game Boy Advance On/Off Switch Replacement, Remove the On/Off Switch: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the gray On/Off Switch by pulling up and away from the unit. Replace with another switch if necessary.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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