Blinking Blue Light of Death : can it be fixed ?

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  1. QueenKong
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    Hi there !

    I got a 32 Gb Wii U yesterday which seems dead from the well-known "blinking blue light of death". The console can be switch on but the blue LED doesn't stop blinking. Nothing appears neither on TV nor on the Gamepad screen.

    By looking for a way to fix it on the internet, I didn't find any topic related. By the way I don't even know if it's repairable !

    The Wii U has been used for about 5-10 hrs, the previous owners didn't use it any longer because their dog gently chew (and destroyed) the Gamepad charger. According to them, the Wii U has never been connected to the internet.

    Thanks for your answers ! :lol:
     
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    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    their lying they sold you a faulty console. if it was ebay contact them if they refuse to refund your $ take it to paypal dispute.
     
  3. QueenKong
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    Actually they gave it to me, I didn't pay anything. :)
     
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    Try asking how much Nintendo would charge to repair it since you got it for free.
     
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    According to the officiel webpage, it would cost ~190€... :blink:
     
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    That's a no go then. All's left is try to be patient and someone here who fixes Wii U consoles might be able to help you out.
     
  7. QueenKong
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    Well, actually that's what I had in mind when I created this thread ahah.
     
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    sell it on ebay as a faulty console someone will buy it :P
     
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    Ahah yes it could be a solution, but as someone curious I'd like to know if there's a way to repair it. :)