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Wii Remote stopped working for no reason.

Hi,
one of my Wii remotes stopped working for no reason a couple of days ago. All I did was recharge the batteries for it and when I put them back in nothing would happen. I tried name brand non-rechargable batteries in case the rechargeable ones were the problem, but nothing. I have tried every trick I know to get it to work, I have tried pressing the sync buttons on the remote and console at the same time, numerous different batteries, pressing 1 and 2 at the same time, but all for naught. Let me clarify when I say it doesn't work, I mean the blue lights at the bottom dont even flash at all!
Now this wouldn't be much of a problem since I have a second remote, but I broke the second remote when I was....shall we say under the influence, so now I have two remotes that dont work and dont fancy shelling out 50 euro for a new one.
Thanks in advance!

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  • Jafin Jan 19, 2009

    Thanks for your reply, but I've tried that already. I just dont understand whats happening, the blue lights dont flash at all.

    I tried the sync buttons again after I posted the first time and when I picked up the remote the back was getting very warm, so I opened it up and took out the batteries. They were starting to get very hot, which should definitely not be happening since the remotes not even on. I left them out cuz I didnt want the thing going on fire or something. I've had both the remotes since launch day just over two years ago and this is the first problem ive had so I e-mailed Nintendo customer services a few minutes ago and hopefully they'll respond tomorrow...

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Well, pressing 1 and 2 doesn't work if your Wii remote came desynched. Press the Red Synch buttons on both the Wii console (located under the SD card flap) and the one on the back of the Wii remote, and hold one then the other for about 5 seconds. Should help.

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