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Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement

What you need

  1. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement, Top Cover: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the expansion pack cover by pushing in the tab and pulling out.

  2. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • 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.

  3. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the six screws on the bottom side indicated in the example with a gamebit head or screwdriver.

  4. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two front feet of the N64.

  5. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Rotate to top side up and lift off top cover.

  6. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement, Metal Plate: step 6, image 1 of 2 Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement, Metal Plate: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the fourteen screws indicated in the example using the larger Phillips screwdriver.

  7. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 2 Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the metal plate indicated in the example by sliding it back and then lifting it up.

  8. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two screws indicated in the example using the smaller Phillips screwdriver.

  9. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the screw to the right of the LED light using the larger Phillips screwdriver.

  10. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the small metal bracket from the back of the expansion pack slot.

  11. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 2 Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 11, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the small metal bracket from the front of the expansion pack slot with the metal spudger.

  12. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 2 Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 12, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the small metal bracket behind the expansion slot using the spudger.

  13. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 13, image 1 of 2 Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 13, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the seven screws indicated in the example using the larger Phillips screwdriver.

  14. Nintendo 64 Metal Plate Replacement: step 14, image 1 of 1
    • Lift off and remove the metal plate as indicated in the example.

Conclusion

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

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