Introduction

Use this repair guide to replace the screen if it has been damaged.

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  • Remove the back battery cover by pinching down on the tab and pulling outward.

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  • Remove the six back panel screws using a Y1 screw driver.

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  • Remove bottom back panel screw with a Phillips #1 screw driver.

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Image 1/1: Beware of right and triggers, the right and left panels, and the power switch falling off as the back panel is removed.
  • Remove the back panel by pulling away with one hand and the front secured in the other hand.

  • Beware of right and triggers, the right and left panels, and the power switch falling off as the back panel is removed.

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Image 1/2: Do the same for side panels. Image 2/2: 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.
  • 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.

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  • Remove the gray On/Off Switch by pulling up and away from the unit. Replace with another switch if necessary.

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  • Remove the three screws on the circuit board with a Phillips #1 screw driver.

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Image 1/2: Beware not to damage the top ribbon by pulling up gently. Image 2/2: Beware not to damage the top ribbon by pulling up gently.
  • Pull circuit board away from the front panel by pulling up at the bottom of the circuit board, keeping the top ribbon still connected.

  • Beware not to damage the top ribbon by pulling up gently.

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Image 1/3: Remove the plastic buttons and the D-pad from beneath the rubber pads with tweezers or by hand. Image 2/3: Remove the plastic buttons and the D-pad from beneath the rubber pads with tweezers or by hand. Image 3/3: Remove the plastic buttons and the D-pad from beneath the rubber pads with tweezers or by hand.
  • Remove the rubber button pads from their pockets.

  • Remove the plastic buttons and the D-pad from beneath the rubber pads with tweezers or by hand.

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  • Using the tweezers, gently pull the ribbon from the logic board.

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Image 1/3: The screen and the front panel is connected by a black tape that could rip if not removed carefully. Image 2/3: The screen and the front panel is connected by a black tape that could rip if not removed carefully. Image 3/3: The screen and the front panel is connected by a black tape that could rip if not removed carefully.
  • Use the spudger to lift the screen from the front panel. Place the spudger in the space directly left of the D-pad.

  • The screen and the front panel is connected by a black tape that could rip if not removed carefully.

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  • Use the tweezers to remove the black tape if needed.

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3 Comments

Doesn't say where you can get new screen !!!!??

andrew Davies - Reply

Doesn't say where to get screen from !!!??

andrew Davies - Reply

Do this with the Game Boy Advance SP please!

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