Wii Overheating Repair Details

Symptoms

Symptoms of overheating are:

  • Wii turns off unexpectedly and abruptly.
  • Graphic "fragments" show up on the screen.
  • Games freeze.

    Cause

    Almost always the cause is a defective fan inside the Wii.

    Repair

    The Wii is disassembled and the fan is removed.

    A replacement fan is mounted in the Wii.

    The system is tested to verify the fan is working.

    The Wii is reassembled and the system is tested for several hours.


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