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Weird power loss

We lost power in the house like 5 seconds tonight... we were not even playing the wii.... then nothing, it's dead... can't turn it back on?!?!

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  • meganmm212 May 26, 2008

    I think the same thing happened to me. Although I was asleep, I lost power briefly. I wsa playing the console last night, then the power loss, now I tried to turn it on and nothing. No lights on the console. I tried unplugging everything and nothing seems to work. Anyone have any suggestions?

  • Anonymous May 26, 2008

    Same problem here. We blew a breaker and afterward we cannot turn on the console.

  • jlwilk8877 May 26, 2008

    We lost power one night and now we have a disc stuck in our console. Any ideas on how to get it out without voiding our warrenty?

  • carlos08 May 26, 2008

    It seems like we all have the same prob. I am not sure if we lost power during the night. To my awareness, nothing happened to the console. But now that we tried playing............nothing comes on. We unplugged everything and plugged back in, but no lights come on at all. NO LIGHTS NO NOTHING :(

  • gptmom12 May 26, 2008

    lost power and now it won't come on. it dose nothing, did everything it said to do in the book.

    but still nothing. Please HELP.

  • ellisiakatie May 28, 2008

    lost power in the house during a storm wii was on standby now today nothing completly dead please help as kids going nuts tried disconnecting all leads and re plugging but still dead what now? :(

  • Robo23 Jun 08, 2008

    WII appears to be dead. No power light, nothing works

  • Anonymous Jun 08, 2008

    I press the power button, nothing happens. I tested the cords, unplug & replug them still nothing

  • Bob Kochis May 11, 2010

    Have you disconnected the power suppoly from the Wii and let it sit at least five minutes? Nintendo recommends unpluggin and letting the console sit for 90 seconds but I have had to let it sit a lot longer.

    Thank you, Bob


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Disconnect the power supply from the wii and the wall and let it sit for at least 5 minutes. It needs to reset.

Posted on May 29, 2008

Had a storm last night and had the same issue. Wii was in standby mode and we took some power interuptions. I thought the Wii was dead. I unplugged it from the wall and also disconnected the power cord from the machine. I tested the AC adapter and was still getting 12 volts out so the problem lay in the Wii console. After five or 10 minutes the machine dissipated the electricity held in the console and when plugged back in the light came on and it seemed to work fine. This is the same problem we have at work with the computers. All power must be disconnected so the machine will be able to reset itself.

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

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Sorted now thanks the storm blew the fuse in the power brick plug but hubby replaced it and now its fine. i will say this though nintendo were most helpfull on the phone and stated that if i need to send it back thay would pay the postage both ways and if i needed a new console it would be a new and sealed one not a refurb so there is hope for those of you who need a replacement all i did was ring customer services 08706060247 and they said they would send out the prepayment label as a precaution if the chage of fuse didnt help. try this if you still have no joy with the power. im ok now and the kids are happy but good luck to all who still need help
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