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Nintendo 64 problems

Our Nintendo 64 quit working. The power light will come on but it keeps saying searching for signal on the TV. We had just used it probably 40 minutes before this and it worked like it was suppose to. Is there anything that we can try?

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  • Gcoufos56 Jan 20, 2008

    Our Nintendo 64 just suddenly stopped working. The power light does come on but the screen is blank. We checked the input and all cables are in place. Anyone have any suggestions?

  • Dirrtay Apr 29, 2008

    My N64 doesnt work, Ive tried connecting to different tvs, using the vcr to channel the 3 different colored wired to the tv but all the console does is turn on, No video comes up or any sound. I dont know what Im doing wrong is the console just bad or am I doing something wrong that Ive missed., The cords work on my other N64 but not on this one. Is it the console or the cords or both?

  • shaman_lei Dec 23, 2008

    With my nintendo 64, we had for about 5 years+ till now and when i try to turn it on it turns on sometimes for a couple seconds/minutes and suddenly turns off :( is it because it's the inside of the nintendo - any bolts or something come out or something..? someone answer



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Try jiggling the the av cables on the tv
The RCA tv's can sometimes big a huge candidate for this problem

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First try to be absolutely sure that the TV input jack is not the problem. Try hooking up the N64 to a different TV, or you could try to wiggle (gently) the connector to the input jack.

I have two of these N64's that the kids play with, and had the exact same problem. The input jack is loose on our TV, and we had to tape the wires at a certain angle to keep the connection!

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