Nintendo DS Lite Lower Case Replacement

Introduction

Replace your Nintendo DS Lite lower case to make it look straight-from-the-store new!

 

Step 1 Battery


 

The screw remains captive to the battery cover.

Unscrew the Phillips screw securing the battery cover to the lower case.

The screw remains captive to the battery cover.

Pry the battery cover upward with a spudger or fingernail, and lift out of the lower case.

 

Step 2

Remove the battery from the DS Lite.

Wedge the edge of a spudger in between the side of the battery and the lower case housing and pry upward to dislodge the battery.

Remove the battery from the DS Lite.

 

Step 3 Lower Case


Use the tip of a spudger to pry both rubber feet off the DS Lite.

 

Step 4

 

Two 4.3 mm gold Phillips screws

Remove the following screws securing the lower case to the body of the DS Lite:

Two 4.3 mm gold Phillips screws

One 3.9 mm black Tri-Wing screw

One 3.3 mm silver Phillips screw

Three 5.5 mm silver Tri-Wing screws

 

Step 5
 

Carefully run the spudger along the right edge of the DS Lite, creating an opening in the process.

Insert the edge of a spudger in between the lower and upper case near the top right corner of the DS Lite.

Carefully run the spudger along the right edge of the DS Lite, creating an opening in the process.

Continue running the spudger along the backside of the DS Lite until the majority of the lower case has been separated from the upper case.

 

Step 6
 

Pull carefully. Some units are sealed with adhesive, and pulling too hard can damage the power switch.

Lift the lower case away from the rest of the DS Lite.

Pull carefully. Some units are sealed with adhesive, and pulling too hard can damage the power switch.

 

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