We had an electrical storm yesterday afternoon. When my son went to play Wii this morning, the console won't power up. The system is plugged into a surge protector. No other components plugged into the surge protector seem to be damaged. I've tried plugging Wii into another outlet, still nothing - no lights of any kind come on. There is still a disc in the Wii console and I can't get it to do anything. Please help!!!
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Re: Storm last night, now Wii won't power up
Unplug everything! There is a "breaker" in the power supply and it may need to be reset. Just unplug all cables from the TV and outlets. Let it sit for a couple hours then plug everything back in and it should work fine. If not then the power supply has shorted out due to a strong power surge. You can claim it under your home owners insurance or call Nintendo and try to get it replaced. Thanks! Good luck and happy gaming!!
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Try replacing the power cable, many times when there is a power surge and you do not have a surge protector it will burn out the transformer on the power cord. If you replace it and still nothing, most likely your Wii has been burned out by a power surge.
try syncing the wii and the remotes. there is a small red button on the wii covered by a small door. and as for the wii remote, there is a small red button where the batteries are located. hold them down for at least 10 seconds i would say and then try turning it on. good luck.
Its possible that your Wii just shorted. You need to open up the console and check the fuse. Usually, the fuse is the only thing that gets damaged during shorting. If you do not are unsure how to open up your Wii, Just bring it to a local technician and have the fuse replaced. I hope this helps.
This happened to me this morning....we had a storm last night and turned off the TV which the Wii was plugged into....so break all contact with things that the Wii was plugged into....try unplugging EVERYTHING from all outlets, TV etc....let it sit for a few and try it again...it started right up for me
Reset your power adapter.......unplug it from the wall and wii console. Let it sit for about 2 or 3 min to reset. Now plug it back into the wii console and see if that does the trick.....Mine worked after that. If yours doesn't I would just call Nintendo.
Unplug the power supply from the wii and the wall. You must unplug it from both. Wait a full 5 min. and then plug it into the wii then the wall. This resets the power supply. 9 times out of 10 this is all you have to do.