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Wii has solid red light, won't turn on, faint ticking noise

Wii has a solid red light power button. When I press it or the eject button (not restart button) it makes a faint clicking noise. I tried the power cycle suggestion by nintendo "unplug every cord, unplug power cord from wall AND wii for 2 to 10 minutes, even waited 24 hours. I plug it back in and still a red light. I have also soldered a bridge to the 'POWER FUSE' thinking that might be the problem, still a red light.

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If it was dropped check the bluetooth module , they can come unplugged and the wii will not function. Children love to put change in the wii which can short it out. Never bridge a fuse as it can cause unsafe conditions and potentially a fire hazard .

Posted on May 26, 2014

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SOURCE: Power Outage & Now Wii Won't Power Up...

When this same thing happened to me, I unplugged the Wii power supply from the wall (not just from the back of the Wii) and let it sit unplugged for about 10 minutes. When I plugged it back in, everything was fine.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Wii Power, Wii Goes Dead when I press Power or Eject Button or Remote Power Button. Is THIS AN INTERNAL DAMAGE

According to Nintendo u can try this. 1. push the reset button and if that doesn't work unplug all cords and memory cards (including sd) from wii and unplug av from the wii and the outlet in wall. Wait 2-3 min and then plug it back in. Thats as far as i got because that fixed my problem hope this helps someone!!!

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

SOURCE: WII shuts down when power or eject is pressed

I dont think it is the chip,I have the same problem with a 3 month old UNchipped version

Posted on Mar 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Whenever I turn on my wii the power light goes on

Try unplugging it for AT LEAST 2 min this will reset it.

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SOURCE: Wii power problem!

You are not getting the correct voltage into the Wii, this can happen one of three ways. (1) The power converter you have is not converting the power correctly, (2) running on converters are not exactly matching the correct voltage and wattage has strained your power supply and damaged the Wii, or (3) the power supply itself just failed as a result of any number of normal electrical conditions.

Posted on Jun 09, 2010

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Try pressing the power button down and holding it for a few seconds and see if your WII comes back to life. When I first got my Wii I would hold down the button just long enough for it to turn green. This seems like a standby mode. To get my Wii to turn off completly I needed to hold down
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Syncing your Wii-mote to your Nintendo Wii


So you just bought a new Nintendo Wii Remote Controller but when you click the power button the four blue lights at the bottom just blink huh? Well that just means your Remote needs to be synchronized to your Wii.

Here are simple step by step instructions to do so.

1) Turn on your Nintendo Wii.
2) Open the door on the front of your Wii covering the SD card slot and the SYNC button.
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3) Open the battery compartment on the back of your Wii-Remote Controller.
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4) Press the red SYNC button on your Wii.
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Disc will not eject


Turn the Wii off and on again after about 20 seconds. Press the eject button again.

Unplug the Wii's AC power supply if Step 1 doesn't work. Wait 1 to 2 minutes, and trying to eject the disc again after turning the Wii back on.

Hold down the eject button for 5 to 10 seconds

Try ejecting the disc with the Wii at different angles. If you hold the Wii upside down, it may help the disc fall out.

Call Nintendo and send the Wii back if non of these steps work. In most cases, a disc stuck in the Wii should be covered by warranty.

Nintendo says to see if power light was coming on, AC adapter reset. unplug from both ends for 90 seconds.Hold eject button for five or 10 seconds.

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wii wont turn on has red light till you turn it on 1 green flash then cuts off . have to un plug and plug back in to get red light back on

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try turning it off on the console and not with the controller. turning it off with controller turns it yellow. press and hold the power button on console for 5 seconds it should turn red.

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1. Make sure that your batteries are in correctly. See working Wiimote for reference.

2. When you sync the Wiimote, press the red button in the battery compartment and immediately there after, press red sync button in the Wii Console front panel (where the SD card goes between the Eject and Reset buttons).

3. Power off Wii console completely and restart.

4. Press any button on the Wiimote to activate.

5. If the above steps don't work, you may want to return it to the store for a replacement.

Good luck!

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Call Microsoft and send it back or go to www.llama.com to get the parts and instructions to fix it yourself.

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Powering on


OK ... after a lot of trial and error, I got mine to work. I think it may be a really low charge or something. I had to press the power button until it was completely dark ... no flashing faint green or any colors. Then when I plugged it in, I got a solid red and left it for awhile. Then when I pressed the power button I got yellow, red and green ... the computer recognized it and then got a solid yellow.

Before when I had it plugged in, I'd get a lot of red random flashing ... and it just didn't seem to charge at all ... even after a full day.

I think the issue was that it was in this "flashing state (red when connected, very faint green when disconnected)" It wasn't easy to get it to turn off completely. Most of the presses of the power button didn't change the state at all. But if I got it just right, I could see the faint green light go off. That's when I plugged it in and got a solid red light, and eventually a good charge.

Hope this works for some others.

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According to Nintendo u can try this. 1. push the reset button and if that doesn't work unplug all cords and memory cards (including sd) from wii and unplug av from the wii and the outlet in wall. Wait 2-3 min and then plug it back in. Thats as far as i got because that fixed my problem hope this helps someone!!!

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