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Wii Handset Motion Sensor Not Working

Hi Our Wii Handset Lights Up And All Buttons Work Apart From When You Go To Take A Swing At Somthing And Nothing Happens

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  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    i have had the same problem today as well is this a software upissue problem. have you had yours upissue on thje internet recently, via nintendo site?

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It could be one of a few things.

1. Your sensor bar is no good, can you get the pointer icon on the wii's main menu to work properly?
To fix this you'll need to contact Nintendo and get a new sensor bar or buy one of the third party ones, Nintendo should help you out though.

2. The accelerometer in the wii is stuck, which does happen from time to time.
To fix this turn the Wii remote so the buttons face towards the floor and slap the back of the remote firmly(not too hard!) with the palm of your hand. It should work if that is the problem.

3. The accelerometer is broken or otherwise rendered useless.
To fix this you'll have to contact Nintendo.

To get a hold of Nintendo 1-800-255-3700 they're very friendly and it never takes very long(I got helped in 5 minutes the day after Wii was released.) Best of all, Nintendo doesn't outsource!

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

  • souixan Jan 02, 2009

    Oh I forgot to add this, just in case, while attempting the fix mentioned in #2, hold onto the remote, don't let it fall.

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There might be so many reasons, You may visit Wii Fix Guide to know exactly the reason for this problem also this DIY guide will help you fixing the problem without any technical knowldege. It also gives information on fixing many Wii Related Problems, so its a kind of Wii Problems Reference Fix Guide.

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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