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Introduction

Use this guide to replace your Wii's Bluetooth board. Replacing the Bluetooth board requires removal of most components inside the Wii.

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    • Use a metal spudger to remove the white plastic screw covers stuck to the lower case near the front of the Wii.

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    • Remove the two 8.3 mm Tri-Wing screws hidden under the covers you just removed.

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    • Remove the single 5.9 mm Phillips screw under the controller port door nearest the faceplate.

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    • Use a metal spudger to remove the rubber foot stuck to the side of the Wii near the DVD drive opening.

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    • Remove the single 5.9 mm Phillips screw hidden under the foot you just removed.

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    • Carefully pull the faceplate away from the front of the Wii.

    • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the LED cable's plastic connector from the motherboard.

    • Remove the faceplate.

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    • Open the controller port cover until it is perpendicular to the black controller port bezel.

    • Pull the controller port cover straight up to release it from the outer case.

    • Repeat this procedure for the memory card port cover.

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    • Remove the two remaining 4.1 mm Phillips screws along the top edge of the black plastic controller port bezel.

    • Lift the bezel from the long edge furthest away from the controller ports and remove it from the Wii.

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    • Remove the two 5 mm Phillips screws above the controller ports.

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    • Use a metal spudger to remove the three highlighted screw covers stuck to the side of the Wii.

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    • Remove the following screws:

    • Two 5 mm Phillips screws

    • One 8.2 mm Tri-Wing screw

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    • Use a metal spudger to remove the two rubber feet stuck to the bottom face of the Wii near the rear ports.

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    • Remove the two 8.2 mm Tri-Wing screws hidden under the feet you just removed.

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    • Lift the outer case straight up off the body of the Wii.

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    • Remove the small Phillips screw securing the battery door to the bottom panel.

    • This screw is captive to the battery door.

    • Pull the battery door out of the Wii.

    • This is a good time to change the CR2032 battery if it hasn't been changed recently.

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    • Remove the 8.2 mm Tri-Wing screw that was hidden beneath the battery door.

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    • Remove the two 8.2 mm Tri-Wing screws securing the DVD drive shield near the controller ports.

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    • Lift the DVD drive shield upward and remove it from the Wii.

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    • Remove the four 9 mm #1 Phillips screws securing the DVD drive to the bottom panel.

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    • Lift the side of the DVD drive opposite the controller ports enough to access the cables on its bottom face.

    • Carefully pull the DVD drive power cable out from under the plastic shroud near the heat sink.

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    • Pull the DVD drive power cable away from its socket on the DVD drive.

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    • Use your fingernail to flip up the retaining flap on the DVD drive ribbon cable socket.

    • Be sure you are prying up on the retaining flap, not the socket itself.

    • Pull the DVD drive ribbon cable out of its socket.

    • Remove the DVD drive from the Wii.

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    • Use a pair of tweezers to lift the fan connector up and out of its socket on the logic board.

    • Be sure your tweezers are clamped down on the fan connector, not the socket on the motherboard.

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    • Remove the two 10 mm Phillips screws securing the fan to the fan shroud.

    • Remove the fan from the Wii.

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    • Use the tip of a spudger or another fine-pointed tool to carefully pry one of the black plastic retaining fingers attached to the fan shroud away from the Wi-Fi antenna board.

    • Lift the Wi-Fi antenna out of the fan shroud.

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    • Remove the single 10 mm Phillips screw securing the second Wi-Fi antenna to the top of the fan shroud.

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    • Remove the two pieces of tape securing the second Wi-Fi antenna cable to the plastic bracket near the heat sink.

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    • Carefully de-route both antennas from the frame of the Wii and lay them aside.

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    • Remove the three 10 mm Phillips screws securing the fan shroud to the Wii.

    • Lift the fan shroud off the heat sink and remove it from the Wii.

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    • Remove the following six screws securing the EMI fingers to the bottom panel:

    • Four 7 mm Phillips screws

    • Two 11.3 mm Phillips screws

    • Remove both sets of EMI fingers from the Wii.

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    • Remove the following three screws:

    • One 7 mm Phillips screw

    • Two 10 mm Phillips screws

    • Lift the bracket out of the Wii.

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    • Remove the three 10 mm Phillips screws securing the black bracket to the bottom panel near the front of the Wii.

    • Slightly lift the bracket and use your other hand to pull the retaining clip away from where the Wi-Fi antennas enter the motherboard sheild.

    • Remove the bracket from the Wii.

    • Be sure not to lose the small square nut loosely held by the black plastic bracket.

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    • Remove the nine remaining 7 mm Phillips screws securing the motherboard cover to the bottom panel.

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    • Carefully lift the motherboard cover off the motherboard, minding any cables that may get caught.

    • On some models, a thermal pad for the wireless chip is attached to the underside of the motherboard cover. Be sure to replace it when reassembling.

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    • Use the flat end of a spudger or your fingertips to lift up the end of the Bluetooth board nearest the center of the motherboard.

    • Carefully peel the front edge of the Bluetooth board off the EMI foam attached to the motherboard.

    • Remove the Bluetooth board.

Conclusion

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

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7 commentaires

I just used this guide to fix my Wii's bluetooth. Fantastic step by step guide, Wii responds to wiimote now. Thanks for this awesome repair guide. It took full 2 hours to complete the job.

Mitr - Réponse

I was terrified about trying to fix the Wii myself. These instructions were marvelously accurate and easy to follow. In two hours and for about $15 I was able to repair the Wii and go back to my favorite games. Thanks! :)

Danielle - Réponse

Fantastic write up. My wiimote sync'd right up.

Charlie Kilo - Réponse

A flawless guide. All worked well. I replugged the bluetooth unit and then my Nintendo worked again perfectly.

Marc - Réponse

Wow, what an amazing guide. Thank you very, very much. I just used this guide to refit my loose Bluetooth board. Now my Wii is working perfectly again. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Elzanne - Réponse

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