Technique: Cleaning the Controller Buttons
This guide will teach you how to clean and an make sure all the components of the L and R buttons are aligned correctly. This guide will be applicable to other buttons in the controller.
- Author: Jason Gittler
- Time estimate: 40 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
You will learn how to take apart the necessary parts of the controller, how to clean the inside, and how certain parts are supposed to aligned or inserted into other parts.
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Remove the 9 external screws (4.8 mm Phillips head) on the back of the controller.
Remove the back panel from the controller.
Remove the 3 screws (4.8 mm Phillips head) from the back of the white box.
Remove the back panel of the joystick box.
Separate the rubber pads and plastic buttons from the controller.
Using a soft cleaning material, clean the plastic buttons.
Using a toothpick, clean the pole slot, shown at the right of the Q-Tip.