drive not working

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Mar 18, 2007

drive not working by bigthumbtoe at 6:38 AM (962 Views / 0 Likes) 11 replies

  1. bigthumbtoe
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    Newcomer bigthumbtoe Member

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    i installed my new wiikey and the wii loads up fine, but during the teardown process the brown bit to the bigger ribbon snapped off. Now the ribbon doesnt stay put. also when i powered it on and tryd putting a disc in, the disc wasnt sucked it like its susposed to but instead i had to push it in. now my disc in stuck [​IMG]. what really bugs me is the disc doesnt even spin. is all of this due to that ribbon?
     
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    Newcomer anthony99 Newbie

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    yeh it sounds like it! ....i dont know how you would get round the problem though!

    somebody will put you straight

    i nearly fecked that connector up 2 i snapped one edge off it but it still clamps down "just" i was sweating as a rapist putting that thing back together i tell you!
     
  3. wii_ownz

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    try to crazy glue it down, if it doesn't then I would say you really f*** up your wii.

    can anyone imagine that the biggest risk for a mod like this is something other than the modchip install?
     
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    its pretty easy to do though if you dont have all the info about stripping it correctly
     
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    how can you break off that brown piece of the connector? you only have to lift it a tiny bit and you can take the cable out already, then click it back into place and get to the soldering [​IMG]
     
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    well when i took the ribbon off the brown piece just kinda fell off and wont go back together lol.can i really use glue to hold it back together? if so where at and do i even need the brown piece to hold it then?
     
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    anybody? this is a life or death situation...for my wii
     
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    i had the same problem, i had to tape my ribbon down, then once i did it worked fine

    few hours later the tape came undone, so i got a hot glue gun and glued it in

    only put a tiny bit in at first to make sure its lined up correctly

    once you know, reinforce your glue globs and glue that bitch!

    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=46017&hl=hot+glue
     
  9. bigthumbtoe
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    well i tryd glueing the ribbon back on but i think there might be something wrong with the ribbon end itself [​IMG]. would gettign a new ribbon fix my problem? does anybody know what ribbon i would need
     
  10. bigthumbtoe
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    Newcomer bigthumbtoe Member

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    anybody else?
     
  11. modmanwii

    Member modmanwii GBAtemp Regular

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    experiment getting the end in FLAT and all th e way against the board

    hold it down with your hand and see if you can get a game to load

    once you know it will work, try HOT GLUEING it

    not super glue

    if you mess up w hot glue you can reheat it and remove it, not the same w super glue
     
  12. Killian

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    Not really much help for you know but for anyone else who’s reading.

    To save yourself the risk, just keep the ribbon connected.

    That’s what I did, just folded the top over so that they were side by side and worked my magic!
     

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