Nintendo GameCube Controller DOL-003. Released November 2001, compatible with Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo Wii, and Nintendo Wii U. Repair for this device is straightforward and requires only common tools.

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Left D-Pad always moving up.

I have tried unplugging and re-plugging the remote multiple times and done everything I know how to. On occasion it will let you move other directions but then it will start going straight up no matter what. Are the Potentiometers in the D-pad damaged or might it be the micro chip. Mine is the kind with the blue face and the clear back.

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First off, just wondering if you tried to hold down the X, Y,and start buttons for three seconds. This resets the controller

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Michael Stucki, the first thing I would do, is to clean it. Use this video as a guide. After that, re-evaluate and see what you got. The drifting is usually not part of an IC control. I found that if any IC goes, there is no movement.

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