Introduction

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

Image 1/2: Remove the two rubber feet at the back of the console to reveal the hidden screws. Image 2/2: Remove the four 6mm Phillips #0 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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Image 1/3: Run a plastic opening tool around the middle edge of the console to loosen the top piece. Image 2/3: Gently lift the top piece of the console and set it aside. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: Using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the two 6mm screws on either side of the fan piece. Image 2/2: You may need to use  tweezers to pull out the  screws once they are loosened.
  • 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.

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  • 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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