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.

Image 1/2: Push up on the bottom tab. Image 2/2: Remove the battery cover.
  • Flip the Wii Remote over so the battery cover faces you.

  • Push up on the bottom tab.

  • Remove the battery cover.

Add Comment

Image 1/1: Remove the second battery by pushing up 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.

Add Comment

Image 1/1: Repeat with the two bottom screws.
  • Using a Tri-wing Y1 Screwdriver, remove the two center 7mm screws by turning them counterclockwise.

  • Repeat with the two bottom screws.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: These tabs are breakable. However, if the tabs are broken the controller will still function. Image 2/2: Open the front plate like a book.
  • 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.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Electrostatic discharge may damage the device. Be careful and avoid touching the electronic components as much as possible. Image 2/2: 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.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Grasp the edges of the motherboard and pull it straight away from the case.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Grip the free edge of the black sensor screen and gently pull it down to remove from the Wii control. Image 2/2: 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.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Place the flat end of the spudger tool under one tab and lightly push up until the tabs pop out of place. Image 2/2: 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.

Add Comment

Image 1/1: Catch the plastic trigger so it does not get lost.
  • Flip the remote over and the plastic B trigger will fall out.

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

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Place the flat end of the spudger tool under the round rumble motor and lightly push up. Image 2/3: Tilt the motherboard to the left and the rumble motor will fall out of the white housing. Image 3/3: Do not pull the rumble motor out, this could cause the wires to rip from the motherboard.
  • 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.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Place both thumbs on the inside of the tabs and push the tabs outward. Image 2/3: Use the inner sides of your thumbs to separate the motherboard from the plastic housing. Image 3/3: 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.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: The rubber button is bouncy, so be cautious after pushing it out. Image 2/2: 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.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

Emily

Member since: 04/14/2013

546 Reputation

6 Guides authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team 3-44, Amido Spring 2013 Member of Cal Poly, Team 3-44, Amido Spring 2013

CPSU-AMIDO-S13S3G44

4 Members

6 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 2

Past 7 Days: 31

Past 30 Days: 141

All Time: 6,118