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Funny noises When we turn our wii on it is making really odd noises - like a crackling sound. it started off really quietly but is getting louder. the games are still working

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  • mkburns Jan 26, 2008

    it is coming from the actual wii - its like a vibrating noise

  • mkburns Jan 26, 2008

    yes only does it when there is a disk inside, tried all my games

  • mkburns Jan 26, 2008

    thanks, tried it makes it a bit quieter. gonna clean the games and try again and will see bout getting it repaired. will be lost without it

  • johnseals Nov 08, 2008

    My WII system is making a funny grinding noise.



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Is the noise from the PSU brick or the unit? Or is it coming through the TV with the sound from the game? Sounds like something is shorting in the PSU brick - if so it will eventually stop working. Contact nintendo if under warranty still or source a replacement PSU on ebay etc.

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  • fluffy cat Jan 26, 2008

    Is the noise only there if a game DVD is inserted?

  • fluffy cat Jan 26, 2008

    Ok, either the disc clamp is off-centre so the disc is wobblying slightly while spinning or there is something catching on the disc as it spins. Try lying the unit down / upside down and see if the noise goes away.

  • fluffy cat Jan 26, 2008

    Also try having it on it's side as you insert the disc, then putting it the normal way up in use.



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