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Old 01-02-2010, 06:59 PM   #1
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Question Sensor Bar Problem

My Wii's warranty lasts two years. After two years and one month, it breaks on me.

The sensor bar doesn't seem to work properly. With my Wii remote, I am only able to press buttons; I cannot point the cursor at anything. Logically, I assumed that the sensor bar was to blame.
I went out and bought a wireless one, and that worked for a day or two, but when I turned it off to save power, it stopped working the next day. Now it's back to square one.

Any suggestions?
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Replace the new sensor bar, and don't turn that one off?
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I had this problem. They tod me this: "This will sound crazy, but hold the wiimote face down, above the floor, then slam it against the floor" worked for me.
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i had a similar problem...it turned out to be my wii-mote
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Have one of your friends bring their sensor bar and remotes over, and determine whether it's a problem with your bar or remote. Then go from there.
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Xenon came over and his sensor bar worked perfectly. Is it just a coincidence that both my sensor bars stopped working?
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Xenon came over and his sensor bar worked perfectly. Is it just a coincidence that both my sensor bars stopped working?
Did you use the same wii remote that you always do? Also, I did not know that you and Xenon knew each other.
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Xenon came over and his sensor bar worked perfectly. Is it just a coincidence that both my sensor bars stopped working?
Possibly. The third-party stuff isn't always great.
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not bash, just hit it against the ground to knock the laser back into the right spot, it's worked twice
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