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jasendorf - 03/18/2015 Reply I used two small flat head screw drivers, one on each side to pry out the connector. Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 3 Edit Remove the single 5.9 mm Phillips screw under the controller port door nearest the faceplate. If you touch it, it feels like it was just out of the box. It's really easy if you use pliers and potentially damaging if not, and you get it wrong. http://nadrp.com/wii-u/wii-u-cooling-fan-not-working.html

Hoping it will cool just as well. 4/04/2011 11:58:00 PM DavesPlanet said... Then it came right out. Thanks for letting us know about this!!!! Posted by Jonathan Schneider at 2/08/2009 Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest Labels: hardware, overheat, troubleshooting, wii 80 comments: Anonymous4/07/2009 12:40 PMI have been having the same problem with http://blog.jonschneider.com/2009/02/wii-overheating-and-powering-off-due-to.html

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Where can I find a new Y plug for the wii? USB port on the fan, can be used to connect with other equipment conveniently. Please try again later.

Thanks!ReplyDeleteAnonymous9/24/2010 7:24 AMExcellent tip and simple solution which actually works!!!! pimpmyconsole 73,894 views 12:18 Smash Bros Wii U: All Palutena's Guidance Secret Conversations (Easter Egg) - Duration: 35:12. Basically there is one solid option that I read. Wii Overheating Symptoms But I would definitely recommend needle nose pliers for this step rather than tweezers.

If you need to cool your Wii buy both the external back fan AND the base fan. Wii Replacement Fan Loading... Thanks!!ReplyDeletebhuntcmt8/30/2012 3:09 PMGoing to try your solution....our problem is a little different in that the unit does not shut off, it just locks up...wand won't work, and we have to shut http://www.wiichat.com/forum/nintendo-wii-hardware/45813-wii-overheating-back-fan-not-working-fix.html Stuck a paper clip in and got the fan unstuck.

lee28800422 1,774 views 2:04 Loading more suggestions... Wii U Fan Not Spinning Your solution worked. I used your instructions to replace the internal fan in my son's WII (thanks so much)...However, this did now solve my fan problem....Any ideas on what I should try next?Thanks again If you have an out-of-warranty Wii that you suspect of having a fan problem similar to the one I've described in this post, I would suggest, as a first step before

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I should have known better.

I'm hoping I can fix the fan myself or find a cooling fan attachment or something because my Wii is out of warranty now :( Back to top #12 kube00 Wii Overheating Fix Back to top #5 seanw CAGiversary! Nintendo Wii Fan Slide out the fan to complete the removal of the internal fan on your Nintendo Wii.With the fan removed, you now can insert the replacement fan into the Nintendo Wii.

For the last two days my Wii has powered down while I have been gaming. More are sure to come on to the market. It works great. A front/side view: A rear view: The Wii's internal fan is visible at the bottom of the latter image. Wii External Fan

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  2. If you use the Intercooler you are a moron....
  3. Used a thin stick to move fan when power is on, and fan start to move again.ReplyDeleteredd478/13/2012 9:56 PMSame problem and just a stuck fan.
  4. The seller stripped some parts off it first.
  5. I inspected for dust and debris and put a tiny amount of machine oil on the rotor shaft before snapping the blades and rotor back into the fan housing.
  6. I do plan on calling Nintendo up soon, as I still have a warranty, but in the mean time I picked up a Nyko Intercooler for 10 bucks so I can
  7. I was ready to push the button on an $85 payment to Nintendo when I backed out and found your post.
  8. I am going to try it out tonight and hopefully avoid the disassembly process altogether.

The outer case of the Wii would be hot to the touch after the shut-off. Experiencing overheating with my Wii U and this simple trick saved me a trip to the local store + the headaches. Loading... Mine has been shutting off in under an hour of play with the power light completely off and the unit hot to the touch.After finding your article, I checked for air

Jose Vazquez - 08/05/2012 Reply I used a spudger around the edges of the outer case to gently ease it upward since I could not lift it out with my fingers. Wii U Overheating Fix Loading... I plugged it in again and it works!!


If you have any questions be sure to ask in the comments below, and don't forget to subscribe! Sign in 3 1 Don't like this video? Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Wii U Fan Replacement Thanks a bunch!ReplyDeleteAnonymous12/15/2009 9:33 PMI inserted a game and started it up.

However, I couldn't feel any air movement at all when putting my fingers near the vent at the back of the Wii while it was running. Step 1 Faceplate Edit Use a metal spudger to remove the white plastic screw covers stuck to the lower case near the front of the Wii. The fan actually turned out to be very clean -- no visible built-up dust or grime at all. Click here to purchase a Wii Replacment Fan from AmazonHere is the step-by-step guide:1.

Back to top #2 Ice2Dragon Cuckoo For Killing Stuff CAGiversary! 3427 Posts Joined 9.3 Years Ago Ice2Dragon 100% 24 0 - - - Posted 23 November 2007 Sign up for free! Plug the cooling fan at the USB port, of the Wii console. Orient yourself to the Nintendo Wii console and the area around the fan on the back of the unit.

So I checked out this FAQ. Well fortunately I found your blog and resolved the issue and didn't even have to disassemble the Wii. or its affiliates Enter the characters you see below Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Be sure your tweezers are clamped down on the fan connector, not the socket attached to the motherboard.

I didn't want to wait 10 days for my wii to get fixed so ignoring the advice from the boards I went and got an external fan for the Wii. I turned the blades manually a few times and it started working again. 12/26/2011 04:40:00 PM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Your Ad This made my day! JerryRigEverything recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, expensive electronics, or any other tools or equipment seen or

I thank you and my grandkids thank you!ReplyDeleteJon Schneider12/16/2009 1:13 PMI mentioned "a very narrow screwdriver or similarly-shaped tool" -- yes, a toothpick fits the bill perfectly. :-) I'm glad this Log in or Register Sign In Create Account Cheap Ass Gamer Deals Video Game Deals Blu-ray & DVD Deals Regional/International Video Game Deals Contests & Free Stuff Non-gaming Deals Trading The screw was pretty well stuck in its socket, and I unfortunately managed to strip the screw head using the tri-wing screwdriver, such that I wasn't able to get a grip My question now is what fans are compatible?

Thanks for the tip! Mine said 'could not find problem described, replaced console'. So we were able to complete the disassembly without ever actually getting that screw out. Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Step 8 Edit Remove the two remaining 4.1 mm Phillips screws along the top edge of the black plastic controller port bezel.

The obvious diagnosis was that the Wii was overheating, and powering itself off as a safety measure to avoid damaging the processor or other internal components due to the very high