Nintendo Wii DVD Drive Replacement
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Replace the internal DVD drive on your Wii.
- Author: David Hodson
- Difficulty: Moderate
Use this guide to replace a broken DVD drive. Depending on your new part, you may have to swap out the four rubber grommets on the DVD drive housing.
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The following steps are only necessary if your replacement Wii DVD drive does not include the four rubber grommets along the front and rear of the DVD drive housing.
Insert the tip of a long, skinny screwdriver into the hole in the center of the first grommet on the rear of the DVD drive housing.
Pull the grommet straight away from the DVD drive housing until it is free.
Set the DVD drive on its side, with the two rubber grommets along the front of the drive facing you.
Insert the end of the skinny screwdriver into the hole in the center of the lower rubber grommet along the front of the DVD drive housing.
Pull the screwdriver straight up until the grommet is free.