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Nintendo Wii Faceplate Replacement

What you need

  1. Nintendo Wii Faceplate Replacement, Faceplate: step 1, image 1 of 2 Nintendo Wii Faceplate Replacement, Faceplate: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Use a metal spudger to remove the white plastic screw covers stuck to the lower case near the front of the Wii.

  2. Nintendo Wii Faceplate Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 8.3 mm Tri-Point screws hidden under the covers you just removed.

  3. Nintendo Wii Faceplate Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the single 5.9 mm Phillips screw under the controller port door nearest the faceplate.

  4. Nintendo Wii Faceplate Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Use a metal spudger to remove the rubber foot stuck to the side of the Wii near the DVD drive opening.

  5. Nintendo Wii Faceplate Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the single 5.9 mm Phillips screw hidden under the foot you just removed.

  6. Nintendo Wii Faceplate Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 2 Nintendo Wii Faceplate Replacement: step 6, image 2 of 2
    Tool used on this step:
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    • Carefully pull the faceplate away from the front of the Wii.

    • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the LED cable's plastic connector from the motherboard.

    • Remove the faceplate.

Conclusion

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

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3 Comments

Any more to do if pressing the on button does nothing, its still red power light?

Kyrre - Reply

Tanks for this guide Btw

Kyrre - Reply

Thanks for the guide, I just wish it continued with replacing the components within the faceplate, as I wanted to replace the white shell. Still helpful though!

Cynthia - Reply

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