Question about Nintendo Wii Console
My wii will still come on, Connect to the internet, I can play downloaded games, I can do the wii fit "Fitness Test only" anything after the initial test requires the disk and the disk won't read, neither will Big Brain, or any of my other many many games we have collected since we got the wii the first year it came out. ANY suggestions. Please help we are Wii Maniacs..... of course nintendo says we are over the warrenty which was only 1 year. I'd love to insure the Wii. But Can anyone please help me Fix this problem.
What your looking at here, is a laser read problem.
You can either try cleaning the lasers head, with a cd/dvd laser cleaner disk or similar. or alternatively, search e-bay or other on-line stores. to obtain a replacement laser unit.
there are unfortunately, no other practical options.
Thankyou for using Fixya.
Mike @ compurepair.
Posted on Nov 30, 2008
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to do when your Wii Has problems with reading disks and you have
tried cleaning the disk.
does not mean your Disk Drive needs replacing more often than not it
just needs the laser to be readjusted.
can send this off to Nintendo if your still in warranty because it is
included in there free fixes so they will do the collecting for you,
fix it and return the Wii to you, all for free, but it will take 4-6
you are out of warranty its the same process as above but its $150 in
a new Disk drive would cost around $75 for a compatible one and you
may need some one to fit it at a cost as well.
I recommend is a Wii
Repair Guide that will show you the simple steps yourself, you
will be up and running again in less than an hour and the cost is far
less than option 2 & 3
Feel Free to leave me a comment if you need further assistance.
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