Help / Problems Forum

Topic: Modified WiiU console

Showing 1 to 11 of 11

AuthorMessage
Avatar

backwellandrew

1. Posted:

Nintendo have refused to repair my 8 year olds WiiU as apparently it has been modified by unauthorised means and contains modifications and parts not manufactured or tested by them. They have also cancelled the rest of the warranty. Funny that as it was bought brand new from a large reputable company and nothing has been modified other than system updates from them. Rang them and they can't even tell me what the supposed modifications are. Anyone had a similar problem/experience?

backwellandrew

AuthorMessage
Avatar

Artwark

2. Posted:

We don't talk about modding or piracy over here. Even if we did at one point, it still shouldn't be discussed here.

my 3ds friend code is 1461-7634-1658

creativity is the insane possibility.

Twitter: Art_Wark

AuthorMessage
Avatar

backwellandrew

3. Posted:

Sorry. The problem I have is the console is faulty, hasn't been modified or using unofficial products yet Nintendo say it has. Don't know what to do next so was trying to find out if anyone has had a similar experience. It was bought from a major retailer brand new so don't know how they can say it has.

Edited on by backwellandrew

backwellandrew

AuthorMessage
Avatar

Ash_Anne

4. Posted:

Are they going to send the system back? Do you still have a warranty from the store?

Ash_Anne

3DS Friend Code: 1203-9222-1363

AuthorMessage
Avatar

SphericalCrusher

5. Posted:

That makes no sense. Have you ever tried to open up the console? They may have just detected a warranty seal removed or something.

SphericalCrusher

3DS Friend Code: 1118-0223-8931 | Nintendo Network ID: SphericalCrusher | Twitter: th3crush3r

AuthorMessage
Avatar

backwellandrew

6. Posted:

The retailer have told me I have to deal direct with Nintendo. Got the console back today. Have sent complaint by e-mail asking for full details of what the alleged modification is. The console was taken out of box from brand new and placed under TV. Never been moved since. Not been opened or tampered with at any time. Will have to wait and see what they say I suppose although not expecting much as they couldn't tell me anything on the phone.

backwellandrew

AuthorMessage
AvatarAdmin

theblackdragon

7. Posted:

this all sounds very strange. can you at least return it to the retailer for a refund?

BEST THREAD EVER
future of NL >:3
[16:43] James: I should learn these site rules more clearly
[16:44] LztheBlehBird: James doesn't know the rules? For shame!!!
[16:44] Vintage: We have rules?
[16:44] Reala: don't expose the staff to sunlight, don't get them wet and don't feed them after midnight

3DS Friend Code: 3136-6802-7042 | Nintendo Network ID: gentlemen_cat | Twitter: theblackdragon

AuthorMessage
Avatar

Xiao_Pai

8. Posted:

...Why does it need to be repaired in the first place?

I love Erica (Strike Witches), Eureka (Eureka Seven), and Tenma (School Rumble), stay away from them. xD
Update: Also love Yukari and Mizore from Rosario + Vampire.
Another Update: Also Yuuki...from School Rumble...
Yet Another Update: Also Amber and Xiao Pai from Rune Factory 4.

AuthorMessage
Avatar

ShanaUnite

9. Posted:

Xiao_Pai wrote:

...Why does it need to be repaired in the first place?

Because something is wrong with it i assume.

Friend code: 1934-1399-5355

AuthorMessage
Avatar

Xiao_Pai

10. Posted:

ShanaUnite wrote:

Xiao_Pai wrote:

...Why does it need to be repaired in the first place?

Because something is wrong with it i assume.

Well, yeah...obviously, but if we knew what the problem was...>.>

I love Erica (Strike Witches), Eureka (Eureka Seven), and Tenma (School Rumble), stay away from them. xD
Update: Also love Yukari and Mizore from Rosario + Vampire.
Another Update: Also Yuuki...from School Rumble...
Yet Another Update: Also Amber and Xiao Pai from Rune Factory 4.

AuthorMessage
Avatar

backwellandrew

11. Posted:

Some of the games started freezing. They went through some checks and advised it needed to be sent to them

backwellandrew