Introduction

This guide will help you to remove the bluetooth board from the Nintendo Wii U Gamepad.

Place Gamepad face down and remove the two 4.7 mm screws with a Phillips size #0 screwdriver.
  • Place Gamepad face down and remove the two 4.7 mm screws with a Phillips size #0 screwdriver.

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Lift and remove the battery plate.
  • Lift and remove the battery plate.

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With your finger, press down and pull back on the battery connector plug. Remove the battery from the battery case. Remove the battery from the battery case.
  • With your finger, press down and pull back on the battery connector plug.

  • Remove the battery from the battery case.

Battery lifts up from the bottom not the top like the photo shows.

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Remove 10 9mm screws with Tri-Wing size Y1 screwdriver around the outer case. Lift up on the back of case. Lift gently because the rumble motor in the back of the case is still connected by a cable to the motherboard.
  • Remove 10 9mm screws with Tri-Wing size Y1 screwdriver around the outer case.

  • Lift up on the back of case.

  • Lift gently because the rumble motor in the back of the case is still connected by a cable to the motherboard.

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Unplug outer case rumble motor connector from the motherboard with your fingers.
  • Unplug outer case rumble motor connector from the motherboard with your fingers.

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Open the top and bottom clasp that connects the white flex cable to the motherboard with the tweezer. Remove the white flex cable with the tweezers. Remove the white flex cable with the tweezers.
  • Open the top and bottom clasp that connects the white flex cable to the motherboard with the tweezer.

  • Remove the white flex cable with the tweezers.

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With your fingers,  lift and remove bluetooth board. Remove the board carefully as there are still two wires attached.
  • With your fingers, lift and remove bluetooth board.

  • Remove the board carefully as there are still two wires attached.

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Disconnect the black and white wires off of the back of the bluetooth module. Disconnect the black and white wires off of the back of the bluetooth module.
  • Disconnect the black and white wires off of the back of the bluetooth module.

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Lift and remove the bluetooth module.
  • Lift and remove the bluetooth module.

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Conclusion

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

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