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Left Analog Stick not working properly

I was playing Super Smash Bros for Wii U and Hyrule Warriors during my winter vacations, when I wanted to play Hyrule Warriors, everything was fine but when I let go of the left analog stock (like say... let it go from up or down directions) the character (Young Link) did a mini-step to the left, I did this many times and 9/10 did move to the left a little bit. Then I tried Smash Bros., I dashed and let go of the stick and the character (Mario) faced left, again, I tried several times and now 8/10 faced left.

What can I do to fix this?

I already tried Re-syncing the controller and resetting it by pressing A, B, + & - at the same time, but none of the methods worked

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I have this problem too. If the re calibrating is not working just get a size 00 screwdriver and take out all the screws on the shell. Remove the battery case with the same screwdriver to revel the circuit board. The ZL and ZR button may fall out, but don't worry as these can be easily put back. Find the location of the l stick in the circuit board. You should see the screws at the edges of the green circular plate. Take these out, and pull the stick out. After that, try putting it back on and playing. If it is still not working, then you will need to buy a new stick. Then follow the steps again and place the new stick in.

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I cannot get the screws in the bottom of the WiiU pro controller to turn. I'm pretty sure I'm stripping the socket at this point. I really want to try this fix, but have been unable to get inside...

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Here's a video i found that says you need a specific screwdriver (a tri-screwdriver)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kgg45YIS...

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Just found this post in another forum that fixed the problem for me, at least for the moment.

Quote: "I had similar issue with RIGHT thumbstick. One nudge to the right and it kept moving. The Nintendo article about cleaning debris [he means this one: http://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/...] gave me an idea to the old NES cartridge days. I moved the thumbstick all the way to left to get a good look and gave it good hard blow. And that fixed it!"

Link: http://www.nintendolife.com/forums/help/...

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After some days playing error came back once and again could be fixed by blowing into the analog stick. I think for a long term fix opening and cleaning the controller would be best...

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I had a similar problem happen to me last week, but it was with my right analog stick; it was pointing the in-game camera toward down and to the left, in Splatoon. I tried the Recalibrate (ab+ and - buttons hold for 5 seconds) and the Re-Sync Gamepad methods, and also disconnected the right analog stick module from the main circuit board and reconnected it, but all of those methods failed.

I called Nintendo when the recalibrate and re-sync methods failed, and they were of no help. Guess what their solution was - Yep!, "recalibrate" and "re-sync". Since there was no resolution to the problem, they offered to email me a USPS mailing label, and instructions for how to mail the broken gamepad to them, and they also asked if I wanted a white or black gamepad if it couldn't be fixed...

I ended up ordering a cheap tri-wing screwdriver for $2.50 and OEM Analog Sticks with PCB Board (Left Right Set) for $6.99. I ordered from E-bay, locally, and the slowest item delivered to my mailbox in exactly 7 days from the order date.

After removing the gamepad's battery cover, the battery, and then 10 Y-shaped screws, and slowly opening and disconnecting short & tiny cable, I was onto the right analog stick replacement project. It was easy to do: removed 5 or 6 small regular screws that held down a small-sized circuit board, and then moved it over to the right and out of my way, for access to the right analog stick module (which is available to replace after taking out 2 Y-shaped screws). And lastly, disconnected the analog stick's board from the main circuit board, putting it aside, and not tossing it out, since the replacements part didn't come with thumb pad(s) or board connector wires.

Now, the fun part: I got my replacement analog stick (w/ PCB Board) and fitted it with my non-working stick's thumb pad and also it's board connector wire, screwed everything back together, and BOOM! Good to go! Booted up Splatoon, and everything worked perfectly.

The only annoying parts were that the R button and the volume control rocker jumped out from the controller casing by accident; but putting them back is (easy) but it's annoying - especially the volume control rocker.

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Yep you need a tri wing screwdriver... cheap on ebay... also a joystick

Watch the youtube guide before you start!

Hard fix As you will have to solder!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Kgg45YISVQ...

http://www.dx.com/p/replacement-3d-analo...

http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/Tri-Wing-Y0-Trig...

Editing this answer because my last answer was for a faulty tablet... sorry for any confusion.

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Is your fix regarding the Pro Controller or Gamepad? A lot of these assume the Gamepad fix will work for the Pro Controller which does not seem to be the case.

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Game tablet...oops sorry thinking Pro Controller was game tablet...

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I have a different problem. It is the exact opposite. When I am playing Super Smash Bros and when I am on the menu, everything is great. Nothing's wrong until I load into the match where I cannot l jump or attack.

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I think your problem might be different since it is not related to the anaolog controler sticks. Maybe starting a new thread would get you more answers.

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