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Penny stuck in wii

3 penny's went into the wii and 2 came out. now wii won't read the do i get the penny out to see if something inside is broken?

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I have seen this before except with a quarter so that was easier to get out. But i would honestly recommend you to call some one on the wii support line to get help. BE CAREFUL. possible warranty voiding can happen. I would search google and you tube on how to take it a part. good luck

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