Introduction

This guide shows how to remove the metal plate that covers the motherboard.

  1. Remove the expansion pack cover by pushing in the tab and pulling out.
    • Remove the expansion pack cover by pushing in the tab and pulling out.

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  2. If your system uses a jumper pack, the same procedure applies to remove it.
    • If your system uses a jumper pack, the same procedure applies to remove it.

    • A small spoon can be used in place of a spudger.

    • Lever the expansion pack out using a metal spudger.

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    • Remove the six screws on the bottom side indicated in the example with a gamebit head or screwdriver.

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    • Remove the two front feet of the N64.

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    • Rotate to top side up and lift off top cover.

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    • Remove the fourteen screws indicated in the example using the larger Phillips screwdriver.

    I’m not entirely certain if it's a common difference, but my nintendo 64 doesn’t have fourteen screws, but rather, 8 screws, and instead of 3 heat sinks, it only has the one separate heat sink on the chip close to the memory expansion pack. additionally, aside from the 6 screws closest to the expansion pack, the two other screws are held on by nuts under the metal piece.

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    • Remove the metal plate indicated in the example by sliding it back and then lifting it up.

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    • Remove the two screws indicated in the example using the smaller Phillips screwdriver.

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    • Remove the screw to the right of the LED light using the larger Phillips screwdriver.

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    • Remove the small metal bracket from the back of the expansion pack slot.

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    • Remove the small metal bracket from the front of the expansion pack slot with the metal spudger.

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    • Remove the small metal bracket behind the expansion slot using the spudger.

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    • Remove the seven screws indicated in the example using the larger Phillips screwdriver.

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    • Lift off and remove the metal plate as indicated in the example.

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Conclusion

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

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