Introduction

The B button can malfunction or get misaligned due to improper or over use. Installing the B button requires disassembly of the entire device. This means removing the front cover plate, and the motherboard.

Flip the Wii Remote over so the battery cover faces you. Push up on the bottom tab.
  • Flip the Wii Remote over so the battery cover faces you.

  • Push up on the bottom tab.

  • Remove the battery cover.

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Remove the first battery by pressing down on the positive end and pulling the battery out.
  • Remove the first battery by pressing down on the positive end and pulling the battery out.

  • Remove the second battery by pushing up on the positive end and pulling the battery out.

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Using a Tri-wing Y1 Screwdriver, remove the two center 7mm screws by turning them counterclockwise.
  • Using a Tri-wing Y1 Screwdriver, remove the two center 7mm screws by turning them counterclockwise.

  • Repeat with the two bottom screws.

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With the flat end of a spudger, gently apply pressure to the tabs located on left side of the controller. These tabs are breakable. However, if the tabs are broken the controller will still function.
  • With the flat end of a spudger, gently apply pressure to the tabs located on left side of the controller.

    • These tabs are breakable. However, if the tabs are broken the controller will still function.

  • Open the front plate like a book.

    • Small parts may fall out as you open the front plate.

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Using the connector port, gently lift the motherboard about 2 cm from the base. Electrostatic discharge may damage the device. Be careful and avoid touching the electronic components as much as possible.
  • Using the connector port, gently lift the motherboard about 2 cm from the base.

    • Electrostatic discharge may damage the device. Be careful and avoid touching the electronic components as much as possible.

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Grasp the edges of the motherboard and pull it straight away from the case. Grasp the edges of the motherboard and pull it straight away from the case.
  • Grasp the edges of the motherboard and pull it straight away from the case.

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Locate the black sensor screen found at the bottom end of the Wii remote. Grip the free edge of the black sensor screen and gently pull it down to remove from the Wii control.
  • Locate the black sensor screen found at the bottom end of the Wii remote.

  • Grip the free edge of the black sensor screen and gently pull it down to remove from the Wii control.

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Find the two small tabs near the front end of the white plastic housing. Place the flat end of the spudger tool under one tab and lightly push up until the tabs pop out of place.
  • Find the two small tabs near the front end of the white plastic housing.

  • Place the flat end of the spudger tool under one tab and lightly push up until the tabs pop out of place.

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Flip the remote over and the plastic B trigger will fall out.
  • Flip the remote over and the plastic B trigger will fall out.

    • Catch the plastic trigger so it does not get lost.

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Flip the motherboard so that the rumble motor and the white plastic housing face up. Place the flat end of the spudger tool under the round rumble motor and lightly push up. Tilt the motherboard to the left and the rumble motor will fall out of the white housing.
  • Flip the motherboard so that the rumble motor and the white plastic housing face up.

  • Place the flat end of the spudger tool under the round rumble motor and lightly push up.

  • Tilt the motherboard to the left and the rumble motor will fall out of the white housing.

    • Do not pull the rumble motor out, this could cause the wires to rip from the motherboard.

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Flip the motherboard over and locate the two white tabs at the top the plastic housing. Place both thumbs on the inside of the tabs and push the tabs outward. Use the inner sides of your thumbs to separate the motherboard from the plastic housing.
  • Flip the motherboard over and locate the two white tabs at the top the plastic housing.

  • Place both thumbs on the inside of the tabs and push the tabs outward.

  • Use the inner sides of your thumbs to separate the motherboard from the plastic housing.

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Gently push the rubber button out of the plastic housing. The rubber button is bouncy, so be cautious after pushing it out.
  • Gently push the rubber button out of the plastic housing.

    • The rubber button is bouncy, so be cautious after pushing it out.

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Conclusion

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

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