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No output to tv

I brought the wii to the inlaws for xmas. It was working fine on friday, when I took it somewhere else. I've been gentle with it the whole time.

Now, however, I plug it into the tv and nothing happens. Well,the tv turns off the "no input" message, recognising that it's been plugged in, but nothing else. The wii powers up, and spins the disc. It doesn't seem to be like the other "black screen" problem, as I don't get sound either.

Please help. I'm one of the lucky ones who got a wii last xmas, so it's out of warranty.

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  • rach2k Dec 25, 2007

    I'm now getting sound, after pressing reset and turning it off and on again, but still no video. Help!

  • bjdawgs Dec 25, 2007

    I too have the same problem. no sound, no video. it was working just fine the other day. any ideas? and yes everything is plugged in like it is supposed to be.

  • rach2k Dec 26, 2007

    I can't take it back for a refund - as I said in the original post, "I'm one of the lucky ones who got a wii last xmas, so it's out of warranty."

  • pitiful Feb 10, 2008

    i dropped my nes wii box, it was working, now all I get is a bleack screen, any ides

  • rach2k Feb 13, 2008

    The problem seems to have been caused by setting the refresh rate to
    60mhz, then using a different tv which only did 50. When I plugged it
    in again at home it worked fine. Sorry if this doesn't help anyone
    else.

  • dhicks1973 Jul 15, 2008

    Wii has worked fine at my house. Plugged it into TV at inlaws and sister in laws and it worked fine. took it to grandparents house and tried two different Tvs and I get no audio or video signal to TV. It has not been dropped or banged.



    Please help.



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Whitemouse, you're an idiot. unless these people have no experience in electronics at all, they obviously know what you are talking about. i had the same problem, did everything i could think of, and i am a CS major, so i know a thing or two about electronics. i had to send it to nintendo. they had to replace the motherboard. it was because it overheated and shorted out something. so my advice is send it in. and never let either of the two fans be obstructed at all.

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I had to send it to nintendo. they had to replace the motherboard. im pretty sure it is an overheating problem. just make sure both fans are never obstructed.

Posted on Feb 13, 2008

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That's a crappy solution isawhotpink. Did you plug the yellow end in the port of the tv that says video or the port looks yellow, Put white in audio left or white port and red in audio right or red port. If your remote as an input button hit that and turn your wii on. Input 1 is for the front of the tv, Input 2 is for the back, or for some tv's channel 00.

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Why don't you just take it to Best Buy or where ever you got it from and then exchange it or you could return it and git your $ back!!!!!!!and rate this Fix Ya please!!!!!

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