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Wii controller wil not power on

We have two controllers and both have been working. Got a dual charger for Christmas and thought it was great. Now one of the controllers will not power on. Tried the old batteries, new batteries, and just letting it stay in the charger with its battery pack. Nothing works. ANY IDEAS?

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Re: wii controller wil not power on

Well sound like the controller got damaged from the aftermarket charger or batteries if the other one work fine then just call nintendo and tell them they should give you a return number so you can go switch it out with a new one at a store

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