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adamhuttonc - 02/19/2013 Reply This was exact and awesome. I hooked it up and the new one will not read disks either. Seems my four year old had inserted a crayon wrapper into it and failed to inform me of this. Disc not spinning, but inserts/ejects as normal - The problem could be a dead laser, spindle motor, or laser movement motor.

If this is of concern, disable WiiConnect24 in Standby Mode in the Wii Settings menu. Each one is a lever that helps to control the loading and ejecting mechanism. Next, you need to unscrew the DVD drive from the Nintendo Wii by following my DVD drive replacement guide through step 4, found here. I got it cheap, and was sad when I found out it had a problem.

How To Fix A Wii That Won't Read Discs

I would greatly appreciate it if you could help me out. 8/13/2008 05:22:00 PM Anonymous said... Hi Klaus,My understanding (although I do not have experience with this) is that it will work fine, without issue. 9/11/2008 07:35:00 AM Anonymous said... I have gotten a new remote and a new sensor bar and the remote lights still go crazy then shut off. Lakers Finally Beat Celtics (Thanks Refs) Test Drive: Harmony 880 Universal Remote Euro 2008: Netherlands Takes Down the Azzurri NBA Finals: Not What Lakers Fans Bargained For Pairing Jabra BT160 Discovery

I took about 1 hour. ROFL at previous poster."Hi - I dropped my Wii like an idiot and have a completely different problem than the one you described. With $3 worth of tolls this blog saved our Wii. Wii Game Disc Could Not Be Read I almost completely mangled the wires when my tweezers slipped as I was attempting to remove the connector.

Now, a new problem has popped up. Wii Dvd Drive I wrote this to be added to the instructions but it was rejected: "Once the DVD drive has been removed, remove the 4 rubber washers from the screws removed earlier and The pins are very delicate and if you aren't at the proper angle, you can bend them and ruin the drive. https://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/Nintendo_Wii_Troubleshooting Following the instructions above the problem was resolved.

Motorola RAZR Modding, Software, and Troubleshooti... Wii Not Reading Discs Clicking Noise If you know anything that will help please tell me.thanks, Evan 10/27/2010 01:51:00 PM Dustin said... You will now be able to get any coins or other foreign objects out. Other than that, it's a piece of cake.

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  2. I really need help. 8/24/2008 04:17:00 PM Anonymous said...
  3. Still not as bad as the NES with its 95% failure rate.
  4. Please someone help me.
  5. David Patton 97,681 views 5:56 Wii Disk Read Error: Do Disk Cleaners really work?
  6. dyanetti - 11/27/2011 Reply I had the same problem as you and eventually found an easy way round it.

Wii Dvd Drive

This model is identified by a row of GameCube controller ports along its top or left side, depending on placement. More info Game discs are region encoded. http://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4069/~/error-message%3A-unable-to-read-the-disc-%2F-disc-could-not-be-read Since that point in time, the DVD player has worked flawlessly and I was able to play several games of Rayman's Raving Rabids before reselling it back on eBay again for How To Fix A Wii That Won't Read Discs After replacing it now it makes loud clicking noises - that it didn't do before - and then it ejects the dvd after a few seconds. Wii Troubleshooting Manual markstewart73 - 06/09/2013 Reply I need the video here is one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0qXRq8hB...

I couldn't get to the gears easily. Me gusta jugar videojuegos. Thankfully it snapped back into place. Thank you. Wii Cleaning Kit

All previous syncs have been removed from your console at this point. Just wanted to thank you for the excellent disassembly guide. Does your tv catch the DVD player? disc did not spin up, and only made a few quiet attempts to do so, before posting the black screen error message.

My Wii works as new with a new dvd drive Peter Kok - September 28 Reply Add Comment 1024 Embed this guide Choose a size and copy the code below to How To Fix A Wii That Won't Turn On First, when I turned on the Nintendo Wii, it powered up without any issues. We are absolutely delighted to have fixed our Wii THANK YOU very much!

Wendell Peninger - 05/05/2014 Reply Great guide.

Everything else is fine. If possible, try swapping the Bluetooth module with a known working one to determine if that is the cause. I shorted mine out doing this, and while unplugging the power cord from the wall for a few minutes solved it, I almost messed my pants. 12/03/2009 07:32:00 PM Kelli said... Wii Disc Not Spinning Click here to start troubleshooting Go back to previous question Print Did this information answer your question?

thepitcanary - September 10 Reply Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 20 Edit Lift the side of the DVD drive opposite the controller ports enough to access the cables on Repeat this process for each Wii remote in any desired order. Power the Nintendo Wii on by using something to press the button tab where the button would normally be. if you have a similar shop near you, it might be worth asking them if they are capable of doing the repair job.

Bad motherboard¶ If the power supply and wireless boards are fine, then the problem is likely the motherboard. I little additional shove of the DVD did not free it up. I used it once and the pad was dirty so I replaced the pad and used it again and it still got some dirt off so I did it again and i'm using this guide, i'll let you know how it went, but by repairing you mean, fixing the same dvd drive, because mine let insert discs, it makes an attempt of

Then place the game disk inside the DVD drive to start the loading motor. There is a game inside the console which plays OK but the DVD will not eject. Hi all,This was a very helpful guide. This is a good time to change the CR2032 battery if it hasn't been changed recently. 2 comments The screw on the battery door of my Wii required a Phillips #000