Repairing Nintendo 64 Top Cover

Student-Created Guide

Student-Created Guide

An awesome student from our education program made this guide. It is not managed by iFixit staff.

  • Author: bbdiamond13
  • Time required: 5-10 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy

This guide will assist in removing the top cover of the Nintendo 64.

Edit Step 1 Top Cover  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Top Cover  ¶ 

  • Remove the expansion pack cover.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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  • Remove the expansion pack using the metal spudger.

  • This can also be accomplished using a small spoon.

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

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  • Remove the 6 screws shown with a gamebit head or screwdriver.

Edit Step 4  ¶ 

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  • Remove the 2 front legs.

Edit Step 5  ¶ 

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  • Lift off the top cover.

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

For more information, check out the Nintendo 64 device page.

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