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Nerf N-Strike Deploy CS-6 Troubleshooting
The Nerf N-Strike Deploy CS-6 was released in 2006 and was discontinued in 2010. This Nerf blaster features a clip, flashlight, pump action, and a handle and strap for easy carrying.
- The Nerf Gun Will Not Fire
- Missing or Faulty Batteries
- Clip Dock Is Not Working
- Flashlight Will Not Turn On
- Dart Tooth Will Not Work
The Nerf Gun Will Not Fire
The blaster will not fire any darts.
Wrong Dart Type
The Nerf N-Strike Deploy CS-6 requires clip darts, which are specially designed for Nerf guns that use clips. If you are using any other darts, they may jam and the gun will not fire.
Bent or Damaged Darts
If a bullet is bent, it has a higher chance of getting stuck in the clip or in the barrel. Darts other than “clip darts” are also more likely to bend and get stuck. Make sure you are using the correct darts and if they are bent, use new ones.
Defective Dart Tooth
The dart tooth ensures that the darts are loaded into the barrel. If it is broken or missing, the gun will not fire, and you will need to replace the dart tooth.
Broken or Missing Internal Spring
If the spring is missing or broken, the Nerf gun will not be able to prime, fire or load the darts into the plunger. You will then need to replace the spring.
Missing or Faulty Batteries
There are no batteries in the Nerf Gun
The Nerf N-Strike Deploy CS-6 does not come with batteries. Without batteries you cannot use the flashlight. It requires three 1.5V AAA which you will have to place in the gun.
If the batteries are dead the flashlight will not work, so you will have to replace the batteries.
If one or two or all three of the batteries do not work properly, the flashlight may not work or may only work for short periods of time. To fix this, replace the batteries.
Clip Dock Is Not Working
The clip dock is stuck and will not switch modes
Clip Dock Is Stuck In Stealth Mode
The Nerf gun cannot fire in Stealth Mode. Stealth Mode is when the clip dock is pointed up, blocking the scope. To get out of Stealth Mode, press the orange Deploy Button on the top of the Nerf Gun, which should convert most of the gun into Blaster Mode. Once the gun is deployed, turn the clip dock to the side, taking it out of Stealth Mode.
Clip Dock Is Stuck In Blaster Mode
Blaster Mode is when the clip dock is pointed to the side, allowing you to look through the scope and fire. If you want to be sneaky in Stealth Mode, first turn the clip dock upwards, then just simply press the Stealth Mode Button and slide the Stock closed until it clicks.
Flashlight Will Not Turn On
The flashlight will not turn on, even though the switch says ‘on’.
Faulty or Dead Batteries
Check to make sure the switch for the flashlight is turned on. If the flashlight still will not turn on, the batteries may be faulty or dead. If you replace the batteries and the flashlight still won’t turn on, you may have to replace the lightbulb.
Defective Lightbulb or Damaged Lens
If the batteries are replaced and the flashlight still won’t turn on, the lightbulb may be broken and needs to be replaced. The lens may also be damaged and obscure the light when turned on.
Dart Tooth Will Not Work
The darts are not being loaded into the barrel for firing.
Broken Dart Tooth
If a dart tooth is somehow broken, it will not be able to fire, and will need to be replaced.
Missing Dart Tooth
The dart tooth is essential for the Nerf blaster. If the gun came without a dart tooth, or if it has been removed for some reason, it will need to be replaced.