Wii Has NO Red LED

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by WiiForgotten, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. WiiForgotten
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    Ok yesterday there was a big thunderstorm
    and i heard a big flash and everything turned off and turned back on again (PC restarted, tv, turned off, xbox turned off)
    I was not playing the wii

    but now when i try to start it, the wii has no LED
    is the power brick damaged?!
    I changed plugs around the house to see

    Got another wii and tried it but still same problem

    If it is power brick
    How would I go abouts to getting a new power brick...
    No orders online
     
  2. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    lol power brick

    send it to big n? looked on ebay?
     
  3. WiiBlaster

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    power pack is defiantly the problem, one buy it from ebay, or contact nintendo, i think they can sell you a new one.
     
  4. lord0fshred

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    its like 70 bucks for repair/replace if your wii isnt under warranty. if your wii isnt under warranty and you know what you're doing, look for replacement parts online.
     
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    Funny enough, I unplug my Wii every thunderstorm just because it's simple to do and I don't have to worry about things like this.
     
  7. WiiForgotten
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    that would be great if they could
    darn this sucks
     
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  9. WiiForgotten
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    Hmm would nintendo take my old one and give me a new one?
     
  10. WiiForgotten
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    Edit, Its working again, I just waited about an hour and pluged it back in
    and it works
    so happy!
    thanks for anyone who tried to help [​IMG]!
     
  11. zektor

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    Lucky you that you are home for every single thunderstorm!
     
  12. Tichinde925

    Tichinde925 Marth Ditto Money Match?

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    Thats what a Surge Protector is for.
     
  13. lolorlofl

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    I think the Wii has this thing where it prevents surge's by not turning on for a while after a blackout.
     
  14. olliepop2000

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    Surges commonly get through surge protectors if the spike is severe.
     
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    The Wii power supply has a circuit breaker that often trips during a power outage.

    If you leave the power supply unplugged from the wall for about 10 minutes the circuit breaker resets itself and all will be well again.

    Note: It doesn't matter if you have a surge protector or not, the circuit breaker usually still trips.