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A more affordable, purely handheld version of the Nintendo Switch game console, with integrated Joy-Con controllers and a slightly smaller screen. Released September 20, 2019.

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Right bumper is stuck in a pressed position.

The right bumper button, not the trigger - the one above it, is stuck in the pressed position.

  • It doesn’t seem to cause any reaction in the game, so I’m not sure if the contacts are being touched.
  • Bumper doesn’t rebound when pressed, so maybe that mechanism has slipped away or ???

What’s the right way to fix that? Replace the button? Throw this thing I didn’t want my kids to have against the front window of the grandparents that bought it for them?

Cheers.

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Sounds like it already got thrown. :) Either it’s jammed (gunk, whatever) in which case “unstuck” it. Or the plastic button itself is broken, replace. Or the button module is broken, re-solder or replace. Or the the pcb around the button module is broken, dead. The shoulder buttons on the switch cons are poorly, cheaply designed. Good luck.

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Could be that the spring is stuck/snapped. Should just take the back off and remove the trigger assembly, then see if the spring is there/moving.

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