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Buttons Don't Work on stick

When I pull the joystick to the left the buttons work just fine. But if i pull my joystick to the right the buttons on the stick stop working any idea?

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Do the buttons on the base still work, independent of the joystick position?

Do the LEDs still light up even when the buttons stop working?

If both answers are "yes", it's probably a worn PWM signal cable between the joystick and the baseplate. I'd suggest replacing it with some slightly tougher wire. I've made a guide a while back on imgur, I'm afraid. But it should point you in the right direction. It assumes you know how to solder, though.

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