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Nerf N-Strike Firestrike Troubleshooting

The Troubleshooting Page will go over both problems that your Nerf Firestrike may have, and what may have caused it. It will also direct you to useful information to fix these problems.

The laser does not produce light ¶ 

You press the Laser Trigger but the laser doesn't emit any light? We have plenty of tips and fixes for that problem.

The batteries are dead ¶ 

There is a good chance that you just need to replace the batteries. To do this, unscrew and remove the screw holding the battery cover located on the bottom of the handle. Remove cover and ensure that they are inserted correctly. Then reinstall the battery cover. Check out our Battery replacement guide for more help.

The wire is severed ¶ 

There is a chance that the wire connections have come apart. Reference our Wire replacement guide to see how to fix it.

The LED has failed ¶ 

There is a chance that the LED has gone bad. Reference our LED replacement guide to see how to fix it.

Dirt and gunk is jammed under the laser trigger ¶ 

Reference our Laser Trigger Replacement guide, but rather than replacing the trigger, use soap and water along with a cleaning cloth to clean out the dirt that is stuck under the trigger. In addition, clean the actual trigger for even better performance.

The triggers are either stuck or loose ¶ 

Are either of the triggers stuck or broken? Don't worry they are easy enough to fix or replace.

Dirt and gunk is jammed under the firing trigger ¶ 

Reference our Firing Trigger replacement guide, but instead of replacing the trigger, use soap and water along with a cleaning cloth to scrub out the dirt that is stuck under the trigger. Also, clean the actual trigger for even better results.

The firing trigger is cracked ¶ 

If the firing trigger has cracked or broken off, reference our Laser Trigger replacement guide.

The blaster doesn't cock ¶ 

You can't seem to load your gun? Here are some possible issues and how to fix them.

The plunger or O-ring is cracked ¶ 

If the plunger or O-ring is cracked or broken, refer to our Plunger and O-Ring replacement guide.

The bullets fire weakly or slowly ¶ 

The darts don't fly very far? Here are some typical causes and solutions.

The barrel is dirty ¶ 

The lack of power in the gun may be due to a dirty barrel. Solve this problem by using a q-tip or cotton swab to scrub the inside of the barrel. This will work better if you use water.

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