5 Wii Remote Repair Tips
Having five Wii remote repair tips handy will help you get the best game play from your Wii system. Every Wii owner experiences technical difficulties from time to time. If you are lucky, your issue will be a minor one that is easily repaired. Follow these Wii repair tips in order, many issues will be resolved with simple measures instead of tools.
- Turn the entire system off and double check all connections, including the sensor bar. Turn the system on and see if this fast and east Wii remote repair fixed your problem.
- If Mario and Luigi have suddenly begun running off of cliffs, it is time to replace your batteries. While your Wii will post a pop-up battery silhouette to let you know your batteries are low, some games begin to show remote fatigue early. Super Mario Brothers characters will run right into villains or off of cliffs when your batteries are low, so if your Mario is looking suicidal, check the batteries.
- Make sure your lights are on. Turn on the Wii, and then pick up your Wii remote. Push any button on the remote and check to see if all four blue lights flick on. If they don't, your batteries may need changing or you may need to venture further into the world of Wii remote repair. Don't start hacking at the Wii remote just yet, just get ready to Sync.
- Point the Wii remote at the Wii base unit and push buttons "1" and "2" at the same time. This method works as a Wii remote repair if your remote has been synced before. Check the remote to see if it is working.
- Re-sync your Wii remote by opening the front panel of the Wii base unit and pushing the red button inside. Next, open the back of the Wii remote and press the red button inside. With any luck, this will restore your remote. You can check by confirming that only one blue button is lit on the front of the remote.
If all of the basic Wii remote repair tips fail, you may have to resort to the dreaded phone call to product support. If you can't wait another minute, drive to the closest big box store and buy a new remote to use while the other one is out of commission.