Buy a Premodded Wii DVD Drive only?

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Mar 14, 2008
  1. ekaj666
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    Hi, i think my Wii drive have stopped working and need a new one. I have a Japanese Wii i bought off ebay that already had a Wiikey installed and it worked perfectly. I recently went on holiday for a few weeks and i come back and it has stopped working. It has been untouched so im not sure what happened to it.

    I can turn it on and the wii drive will accept a disk but when it tries to load up the wii makes some rapid beeping sounds that last for about 3 to 4 seconds. They are not scratching sounds from the disk in the drive but an actual beep like when you turn on a pc. The beeps then stop and the disk stops spinning. This is for a wii game. When i insert a gamecube game i get a different load of beeps and i get a black screen with an error message. I dont know what it says as its in Japanese.

    So basically i think i need a new wii drive. Preferably a modded one as im not very experienced at soldering. It there anywhere where i can buy a premodded wii drive only? And if i get one can i just take the old wii drive out and connect the new one and it will work without having to do anything?

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    send it to me to fix, www.phuongmods.com contact me there, it's most likely the wiikey was a clone and is dead. Please in the text make sure you state it's a japanese wii.
     
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    Looks like some wires came loose. Check the connections.
     
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    Thanks for your replies. I did check the connections and they were all fine. I also took out the wiikey to see if it was dead but i still get the same beeps and stuff and wont read any disks.

    To Hellba. I live in the UK. Dont know why my flag is american. So it mite be hard for me to send it to you. Do you think you can mod just a wii drive and send it to me? And how much would it cost with shipping?
     
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    Can anyone help me?
     

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