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WII remote lights up but wiil not sink

My WII remote, which worked for two weeks, will not sink for me. Its almost like the sending light has stoped working. I get all the blinks but have no action. Should i be taking this back or is there a reset i can do. Before you tell me all the power disconnect stuff, we have done it all ten times over. I am looking for more of an advanced cure. Thanks for your time.

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  • dcashcraft Jan 27, 2009

    The screen says to push A and when I do nothing happens. I pushed 1 and 2 on the remote and it does not link up with the console. I have tried this on both remotes. I even tried changing the batteries. I have pushed reset, unplugged the power cord, and everything else I can think of. Nothing Works! Please help, we're addicted to this thing!!!



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Hi, Sounds like you need to check the sensor bar. Make sure it is plugged in or if you have a remote sensor bar check it's batteries. If this doesn't work you can clear the console sync info by turning off the console power, unplug the console for a few seconds, plug it back in and turn the power back on. When you get the Health and Safety screen, press and hold the console synchro button for 15 seconds. (the syncro but is the red button located in the little door on the front of the unit) Now resync your wimotes by using the red buttons in the remote battery area and on the console rather than the screen sync. If you need more help let me know as there are other things like a stuck button on a controller to look for. Oh and by the way the blue lites on the remote indicate which player is 1, 2, 3, or 4 and they have to match the player who is up and the number one player is the master controller. Good luck!

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