Installing Xbox 360 Wireless Controller D-pad
Directional pad replacement.
- Author: Brett Hartt
- Difficulty: Moderate
Give your games some direction. Replace the D-pad on your Xbox 360 wireless controller.
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Depress the battery release button on the top of the controller.
Remove the battery holder from the controller.
The standard option for Xbox 360 Wireless Controllers Battery Packs is AA batteries inside the battery holder. A rechargeable battery is available also, but both options are removed from the controller in the same way.
Grasp the controller by the battery compartment and the headphone jack.
Lift the battery compartment away from the headphone jack, separating the rear case from the front case and logic board.
The battery contact springs are held in place by slots in the battery housing in the rear case. Be sure to re-align them properly during reassembly.
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