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Nintendo wii console

Hi there
is it possiable for a tiny sticker ( the sticker is a sticky paper) to ruin a wii drive and have to have it replaced

i sent my wii back and that was the problem it cost $120 to get it repaired now im wondering if it was the case as the sticker is no bigger then a 5c peice

thanks for your help

katie

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Anything that gets jammed in the drive can cause damage, if the wii has to be disassembled to repair it then this is probably correct.

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