My son's Wii is almost a year and a half years old. We normally play it on weekends and school breaks. Yesterday (Sunday) it was working fine- he played Guitar Hero yesterday for more than an hour without any problems. We went to the store and felt lucky to find Wii Fit since we had forgotten to reserve it. After breakfast today, I ask my son to setup for me, but in the process, he discovered that it was now giving a disc read error. We have tried several disc (game and music) but nothing is accepted. The internet and SD reader still work. I don't hear any abnormal sounds. The disc is read with no problem. It doesn't spit it out until you hit the eject button.
I always thought if you had a bad CD player, that you would gotten some warning or some symtoms prior to this.
If it is a bad player, what are my options? Can it be fixed?
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Since you've already tried new cables, you might want to try another TV, or even different input ports on the back/side of your current one.
You could also look in your Wii's system settings for an "Output" section and make sure it's set to the correct compatability for whatever cords you are using. ( Although it might not have setting for video output )
But you will most likely need to contact Nintendo and find out if the internal electronics are still under a factory warranty.
With two discs in the system, it is more than likely that the discs are stuck. This would prevent the discs from spinning and it is possible that the discs are wedged. If you are handy, you could try to take the case off and remove the discs manually, otherwise I would advise taking it to a repiar shop.
Well, if you only play it on the weekends barely, make sure you dont leave your wii on all week for nothing. Leaving it on may cause that problem. Cleaning the disc or the wii console may help with that problem. Hope that helps.
If Wii gives Disc Read Error, first step you need to check is to try another
disc or clean the exisitng disc. This will confirm that problem is with either
Wii or Disc. If the console itself is giving disc read error then it needs to be
repaired. You may check out DIY Wii Fix Guide, that
will show step by step information to fix the problem yourself. It also gives
information on fixing many Wii Related Problems, so its a kind of Wii Problems
Reference Fix Guide..................................
lol funny situation now maybe you should get either 2 very thin peices of wire or something sort of solid and fish it out or unscrew your console and if there are wires hanging from bits just dont touch them and keep unscrewing and remember were you took the things out from then when you get to the cd slot take the ds card out and that should work good luck
hello cherished customer.
my name is eltoyosi.
i understand your sons game is a year old and will not play games again.
there are two ways to solving this problem.
1) make sure there are no dust or liquid spilt on the console.if there is use a soft clean cloth to clean the lens of the console.
2)the lens of the game might be weak and requires replacement.
kindly get to our premium assistance and get more help.
If Wii gives Disc Read Error, first step you need to check is to
try another disc or clean the exisitng disc. This will confirm that
problem is with either Wii or Disc. If the console itself is giving
disc read error then it needs to be repaired. You may check out DIY Wii Fix Guide,
that will show step by step information to fix the problem yourself. It
also gives information on fixing many Wii Related Problems, so its a
kind of Wii Problems Reference Fix Guide