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Original post by: jostewcrew ,


@conwaytwitty … this is a common issue for controllers given time. this is caused by either the joysticks housings internal bands being broken or stretched out or dust or debris preventing the joystick from returning to neutral position. you can follow this guide to gain access to the internals of your device:


from here, you can try and clean the joystick and housing with isopropyl alcohol and see if this corrects the issue. if this does not, or you find that the plastic bands are stretched or broken, youll want to replace the component. you can find the parts here:

here is a guide on the soldering process. ( youll need tools and experience) easy to damage the motherboard so take to a local shop if unprepared. prices and shops vary but shouldnt be mor than 60 bucks or so.