• Sign in to Neowin Faster!

    Create an account on Neowin to contribute and support the site.

Sign in to follow this  

A couple of problems with my Wii U gamepad.

Recommended Posts

SirWeathers    4

I am having a problem with my Wii U gamepad.

 

A few months ago, My toddler-cousin snatched the Wii U gamepad out of my sisters hands while he was playing Mariokart 8. Thus, he was running around with it and eventually dropped it, cracking the screen. Today, I finally got in a replacement and had it installed by my neighbor, who i can verify has fixed many other consoles and accessories properly.

 

However, after the replacement, the Wii U gamepad no longer notices the screen. And when i tried to turn on the gamepad, the blue light indicator appeared for a couple of seconds, then faded back out. However, the console turns on properly, and all of the buttons work. Could someone help me figure this out?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Andrew    2,860

All you can do is tear it down again and check it was installed correctly and ensure no cables were damaged. If it was installed correctly then it may be a bad LCD and you'll need to order another or buy a replacement gamepad from Nintendo ($100~).

 

 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.