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Follow this guide to replace a broken or faulty circuit board in your Nintendo Switch dock.

Required Tools: Tri-head 360x50 driver, mini-tweezers, needle-nose pliers

  1. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Remove cables and wires: Schritt 1, Bild 1 von 1
    • Unclip the back plate. It will fold back to expose the power wire and the HDMI cable.

  2. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Prepare dock for disassembly: Schritt 2, Bild 1 von 1
    • Remove the Switch from the dock

    • Orient the dock so that the adapter block faces up like shown

  3. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Removing first set of screws: Schritt 3, Bild 1 von 1
    • Using a Tri-head 360x50 driver, unscrew the four screws shown (1, 2, 3, 4) and use mini-tweezers to remove the screws

    • Place the screws in a secure location where you will remember to get them later.

  4. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement: Schritt 4, Bild 1 von 1
    • Using Tri-head 360x50 driver, unscrew the next four screws shown (A, B, C, D) and use the mini-tweezers to remove the screws.

    • Place the screws in a secure location.

  5. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Removing the backing: Schritt 5, Bild 1 von 2 Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Removing the backing: Schritt 5, Bild 2 von 2
    • Carefully pull to remove the backing from the switch dock, exposing the circuit board.

  6. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Remove the circuit board: Schritt 6, Bild 1 von 1
    • Carefully unplug the red and black cable connecting the circuit board with the dock housing

    • This cable can be more easily removed with a pair of needle-nosed pliers. Clamp on to the plastic casing and gently pull to remove the cable

  7. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Remove the film cable: Schritt 7, Bild 1 von 1
    • Gently pull the film cable out of the circuit board. The cable should slide free when lightly pulled.

    • Unpack and inspect replacement circuit board - check for any damage or faults

  8. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Reconnect film cable: Schritt 9, Bild 1 von 2 Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Reconnect film cable: Schritt 9, Bild 2 von 2
    • Carefully reconnect the film cable to the replacement circuit board. The cable should slide in when gentle pressure is applied.

    • Ensure the cable is oriented correctly before insertion to avoid damage.

  9. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Reconnect red/black cable: Schritt 10, Bild 1 von 2 Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Reconnect red/black cable: Schritt 10, Bild 2 von 2
    • Make sure the cable is oriented correctly - you can check the port to make sure the holes will line up correctly

    • Align plug - end of cable to port and apply gentle pressure. The cable should slide back into place.

    • The circuit board should fit without obstruction.

  10. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Reinsert circuit board: Schritt 11, Bild 1 von 1
    • Gently apply pressure to the circuit board to ensure it seats into the housing.

  11. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Put backing on: Schritt 12, Bild 1 von 1
    • Place backing onto dock. All screw holes should line up.

    • Apply gentle pressure. (You should feel a slight "give" as it seats properly)

  12. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Reinsert screws Part 1: Schritt 13, Bild 1 von 1
    • Use Tri-Head driver to reinsert screws (A, B, C, D)

  13. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Reinsert screws Part 2: Schritt 14, Bild 1 von 1
    • Use Tri-head driver to reinsert screws (1, 2, 3, 4)

  14. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Reinsert cables: Schritt 15, Bild 1 von 1
    • Plug HDMI and power cable into switch dock.

  15. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Connect with an HDMI device: Schritt 16, Bild 1 von 1
    • Plug HDMI cable into a device with an HDMI port (TV, monitor, computer, etc.) (NOTE: need adapter for PC for video and audio connection)

  16. Nintendo Switch Dock Circuit Board Replacement, Using the dock Part 1: Schritt 17, Bild 1 von 1
    • Insert Nintendo Switch into dock and turn it on.

    • The dock should charge your switch. If it doesn't, check the power supply/power cable

    • When correctly seated in the dock, the Switch screen will remain black

    • Use Switch normally to test audio and video output

    • If Switch works normally but the dock doesn't, check to make sure the following are true:

    • Both cables are plugged in correctly

    • Both cables are not obstructed or damaged

    • Circuit board is not damaged

    • Circuit board seats correctly into housing

Abschluss

All electrical equipment should be stored safely out of the way of hazards. After replacement, the Switch Dock should function properly.

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