Will Nintendo repair a Wii that has been opened before?

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  1. ruel
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    If I remove my Wii Clip, but it is evident that the Wii has been opened before, will Nintendo repair it (for $75 like usual)?
     


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    they will but they treat it like your warranty has expired. so yes they will charge you
     
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    Thanks for the quick reply. My warranty is expired anyways so that's okay.
     
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    What exactly went wrong anyways? I know some ppl.
     
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    yea, they'll do it.

    and they're so nice they'll throw in a year warranty even tho they know you've opened it.

    the truth is, those $75 is enough for them to build plenty of wii's from scratch.
     
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    LOL, and a free Mario Kart Wheel.
     
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    aha that thing is fully plastic so it must cost pennies to create, so i wouldnt doubt it.
     
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    nah they got asian kids in sweat shops in japan making them it costs them nothing! [​IMG]
     
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    Just the materials but maybe they get them from old PII or Macintosh computers [​IMG]

    @ruel: If they find homebrew on your Wii they'll charge you the price of a new Wii.
     
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    no they won't?
     
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    I wonder if just to screw you they're gonna change your DVD Drive to one of those with the new boards where you can't use the wiiclip (GC2-D3), or just cover the chip it with that black epoxy ^.^
     
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    they will put 4.1 on there though
     
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    Read this: http://hackmii.com/2009/04/warranty/
    Ok, he's already out of warranty, but they make it more expensive.
    By the way, watch your grammar, a question mark belongs after questions but you made a statement which either requires a fullstop or an exclamation mark.
    This place gets invaded by 4chan more and more every day.
     
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    I'm pretty sure that hackmii thing is fake, has anyone else been charged that much after hbc was discovered? - The email is fake for sure, spelling mistakes, bad punctuation and sentences that sound like the lines of a bad 'b' movie. Just send it in, i'm sure you won't get fleeced [​IMG]
     
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    I would like Nintendo to overcharge me just because I have HBC and a wiikey in my wii. In this country I live in, if I buy something. I own it and I can do whatever I want with it.

    So if they say it will cost 75€ (example) it will just cost me 75€. Okey they might remove my Wiikey chip and clean my NAND but sure thing. Not much I can do about it. They will most likely blame the Wiikey for the problem and they "remove" it to make sure the Wii works. [​IMG]
     
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    Luckily I don't have homebrew. Also, If they epoxy my drive I'll just get a drivekey or one of the other newer mod chips.
     
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    That's fucking nonsense. Yeah, Nintendo is reportedly the only console maker to actually make a profit on each system (whereas the others sell their systems at a loss which they hope to recoup from software sales), but that profit certainly isn't anywhere near what you're claiming is the 'truth'. Your 'truth' sounds more like an uneducated fantasy. Just out of curiousity and to see just how far into fantasyland you've gone, what's your definition of 'plenty'?

    Anyways, I certainly know where I won't be looking when I'm looking for the 'truth'... Dream on xzxero, dream on... [​IMG]
     
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    aha, i was just tryin to say that nintendo's ballin!
    one wii with some homebrew isn't going to affect them in any way
     
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    When I sent mine off for repair (f***ing preloader), they sent it back with 3.1E with a Wii Channel installed about the Wii (a lot of Wii blocks). Didn't restore my channels or saves know. [​IMG]

    I had to lie and say the update bricked it. I was expecting them to charge me as I lost the receipt and I got it from a second hand shop but they didn't which was nice of them.
     
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    you must have got lucky than [​IMG]
     

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