Introduction

Use this guide to replace the fan on your Nintendo Wii mini.

Turn the Wii mini upside down. Remove the two rubber feet at the back of the console to reveal the hidden screws.
  • Turn the Wii mini upside down.

  • Remove the two rubber feet at the back of the console to reveal the hidden screws.

  • Remove the four 6mm Phillips #0 screws.

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Turn the Wii mini right-side up. Run a plastic opening tool around the middle edge of the console to loosen the top piece. Gently lift the top piece of the console and set it aside.
  • Turn the Wii mini right-side up.

  • Run a plastic opening tool around the middle edge of the console to loosen the top piece.

  • Gently lift the top piece of the console and set it aside.

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Turn the Wii mini around so that the back of the device is facing you. Using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the two 6mm screws on either side of the fan piece.
  • Turn the Wii mini around so that the back of the device is facing you.

  • Using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the two 6mm screws on either side of the fan piece.

  • You may need to use tweezers to pull out the screws once they are loosened.

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Using your fingers, gently pull the top of the pin  connector straight up to detach the  fan from the console. Using your fingers, gently pull the top of the pin  connector straight up to detach the  fan from the console.
  • Using your fingers, gently pull the top of the pin connector straight up to detach the fan from the console.

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Remove the fan piece and set it  aside.
  • Remove the fan piece and set it aside.

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Conclusion

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

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