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Can't hear anything through your speakers? Even worse, are they stuck on full volume? You might need a new volume switch.

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  1. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Unscrew the four Phillips #00 screws along the top of the back cover.

    • The screws are held in place by locking washers, and will not come out of the back cover.

    • The comments section is full of unlucky souls who will tell you that the screws here through step 4 will strip incredibly easily. Press down fairly hard, and go slow.

  2. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Hold the device in one hand and turn it over.

    • Grab the top edge of the back cover with your opposite hand so that the cover does not fall back into place.

    • Flip the 3DS over again so that the back cover is facing up.

    • Pull the back cover up and away from the rest of the device to remove it.

  3. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 1 of 3 Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 2 of 3 Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Insert a plastic opening tool into the notch in the lower case above the battery.

    • Pry the battery up with the plastic opening tool.

    • Grab the top edge of the battery and lift it out of the lower case.

  4. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, Lower Case: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the nine 6.3 mm black Phillips screws from the lower case.

    • These screws will strip very easily unless you use the correct size bit. Apply pressure to the screws while turning to avoid stripping them.

    • Remove the 2.4 mm silver Phillips screw above the game cartridge slot.

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    • Lift the bottom edge of the lower case off the rest of the 3DS.

    • There are still two ribbon cables connecting the mother board to the case, so be sure not to pull the lower case all the way off.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the shoulder button ribbon cables off their sockets on the motherboard.

    • Remove the lower case from the device.

  6. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, Circle Pad Joystick: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 7.7 mm Phillips screws securing the back of the Circle Pad to the motherboard.

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    • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the back of the Circle Pad off the motherboard.

    • Lift the Circle Pad joystick off the motherboard and lay it on its back so that the ribbon cable connector is accessible.

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    • Use the flat end of a spudger or your fingernail to flip up the retaining flap on the Circle Pad ribbon cable ZIF socket.

    • Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the socket itself.

    • Lift the Circle Pad joystick off the motherboard.

  9. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • To decrease the chance of losing it during repairs, you may want to remove the two thin pads underneath the Circle Pad joystick.

    • Use a spudger or screwdriver to lift the pads up and remove them from the device.

  10. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, SD Board: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 4.5 mm Phillips screws securing the SD board to the motherboard.

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    • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the SD board ribbon cable connector off its socket on the motherboard.

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    • Insert the flat end of a spudger between the SD board and the motherboard.

    • Run the spudger along the sides of the SD board to free it from the adhesive pad holding it in place.

    • Once completely freed, lift the SD board straight off the motherboard.

  13. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, Wi-Fi Board: step 13, image 1 of 2 Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, Wi-Fi Board: step 13, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the flat end of a spudger under the corner of the Wi-Fi board, and lift it away from the motherboard.

    • The Wi-Fi antenna cable is still connected to the Wi-Fi board, so you cannot completely remove the Wi-Fi board yet.

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    • Lift the Wi-Fi board off the motherboard and rotate it so that the bottom side is facing up.

    • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the Wi-Fi antenna cable connector off its socket on the Wi-Fi board.

    • Remove the Wi-Fi board from the device.

  15. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, Motherboard Assembly: step 15, image 1 of 2 Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, Motherboard Assembly: step 15, image 2 of 2
    • Grasp the microphone ribbon cable near the microphone with a pair of tweezers.

    • Pull the microphone straight up out of the upper case.

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    • Use the flat end of a spudger or your fingernail to flip up the retaining flap on the speaker assembly ribbon cable ZIF socket.

    • Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, NOT the socket itself. Damaging the socket or cable will result in a 3DS that will blink its power LED when you press the power button - and do nothing else.

    • Disconnect the speaker assembly ribbon cable with a pair of tweezers.

  17. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement: step 17, image 1 of 2 Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement: step 17, image 2 of 2
    • Use the flat end of a spudger or your fingernail to flip up the retaining flap on the camera ribbon cable ZIF socket.

    • Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the socket itself.

    • When reassembling, note that the gold contacts face toward the motherboard (as opposed to the camera cable's gold contacts facing away).

  18. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement: step 18, image 1 of 3 Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement: step 18, image 2 of 3 Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement: step 18, image 3 of 3
    • Remove seven Phillips screws securing the motherboard to the upper case:

    • Four 2.5 mm gold screws

    • Two 3.5 mm black screws

    • One 2.5 mm silver screw

    • When you remove this screw the volume slider can fall out.

    • Lift the side of the motherboard that sits along the bottom edge of the 3DS.

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    • Continue lifting the motherboard assembly and rotate it until it is resting next to the rest of the device.

    • Use the flat end of a spudger or your fingernail to flip up the retaining flap on the LCD ribbon cable ZIF socket.

    • Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the socket itself.

  20. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement: step 20, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the motherboard assembly from the rest of the device.

  21. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, Volume Switch: step 21, image 1 of 2 Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement, Volume Switch: step 21, image 2 of 2
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the volume switch connector out of its socket on the motherboard.

  22. Nintendo 3DS Volume Switch Replacement: step 22, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the volume switch from the motherboard.

결론

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

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What are all the tools I'd need to complete this repair? And where can I buy them?

Saiph Ichkuro - 답글

“Follow this guide in reverse” - I’m sorry, but that’s not helpful at all, the volume switch is near-impossible to put back in once fully removed from the motherboard!

Lucy - 답글

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