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Old 10-16-2012, 05:46 PM   #1
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I think my Wavebird is all waved out. I've been using this thing for years, and suddenly it is screwing up. The lights on both the controller and receiver flash and the character in whatever game I am playing moves around erratically even when I do not touch the controller. I have tried recalibrating the controller, I have tried changing the channel, and I have tried unplugging it.

I called Nintendo, and the rep told me I needed to replace the control stick (he actually means the metal rod and piece underneath the control stick, which is just a hollow piece of rubber and plastic) and that there were none left in stock. Before I order one on eBay, I was wondering if anyone here has had this problem before, and if there is some solution I am not privy to?
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Old 10-16-2012, 06:52 PM   #2
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I've had my Wavebird for years and never heard of nor encountered this type of problem before. Any erratic movements in games were solved by turning it off and on or switching to another channel, but since yours seems to be working fine wirelessly it would probably be best to switch out the control stick like the rep said.
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