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DualShock 2 D-Pad Replacement

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  1. DualShock 2 D-Pad Replacement, D-Pad: step 1, image 1 of 3 DualShock 2 D-Pad Replacement, D-Pad: step 1, image 2 of 3 DualShock 2 D-Pad Replacement, D-Pad: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Turn the controller over.

    • Unscrew the six screws using your Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Remove the back cover from the controller.

    • Slide the triggers off by pulling the trigger off the controller and repeat for another side.

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    • Remove the circuit board carefully.

    • Make sure not to touch any vital components and only grab them by the side.

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    • Remove the yellow rubber from the D-pad.

    • Remove the black plastic bracket with a pair of tweezers.

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    • Remove the broken D-pad from the controller carefully.

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    • Put the replacement D-pad in the controller.

    • Make sure to get replacement parts designed for your controller as sizes may vary.

    • Put the plastic bracket back on carefully.

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    • Replace the yellow rubber.

    • Carefully insert the circuit board and reclip the triggers.

    • Make sure to insert the analog sticks through the designed opening.

    • Insert the back cover back in place.

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    • Screw the back cover on again clockwise.

    • Test D-pad to make sure its in working order.

Conclusion

Enjoy your new D-pad.

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