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How To Take Apart the Wii

Made a video on how to take apart the Nintendo Wii and remove the DVD Drive.

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what have i done?


Those wheels go on the left of the drive to keep the disc in or eject. Here is a like to a drive tear down. SLB Nintendo Wii How to Repair the DVD Drive Guide

Apr 27, 2014 | Nintendo Wii Console

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will not read disc


The disc may be too scratched up for the console. Try to clean the Disc with a microfiber cloth (or something that won't scratch it) and use a dvd lens cleaner on it to remove smudges.
If the disc is in good condition, then the laser on the Wii may be wearing out. That means that you will have to send the Wii to Nintendo to get it fixed or find someone who has Wii parts and knows how to take apart and repair a Wii.

Jun 20, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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wii won't eject disc


Please unplug your wii. Then plug the wii back in and push the eject button for about 10 seconds, the disc should eject at that point in time.

Mar 01, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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what can i do when the console won't read a disc?


You need to replace your laser. They are less then $10 on ebay. And a tri wing screw driver and a small phillips screw driver and a video on youtube showing how to take apart a wii console. Take the shell off and the dvd drive is right there.

Dec 30, 2010 | Nintendo Wii Console

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