GameBoy Repair – Buttons on the Gameboy Don’t Work!

A very common problem when purchasing second hand Gameboys, or using one that has been kept in the cupboard for many years, is the START and SELECT buttons do not function anymore. We can easily perform this cheap and easy GameBoy repair ourselves! No need to throw it away just yet. Frustrating to be stuck on this screen This issue also happens a lot (or is made worse) when cheap batteries have been left in the unit and have started to corrode over time, as the leakage from the battery spills partially near or onto the START and SELECT connectors. Its...