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Introduction

This guide will show the reader how to remove and replace the rumble motors for a Dualshock 4 controller.

  1. Remove the four  2mm screws on the rear plate using the #000 Phillips screwdriver.
    • Remove the four 2mm screws on the rear plate using the #000 Phillips screwdriver.

  2. Remove the rear plate.
    • Remove the rear plate.

    • We recommend using a metal spudger for this step.

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  4. Desolder the joints that attach the rumble motors to the motherboard. For more information on soldering, click here.
    • Desolder the joints that attach the rumble motors to the motherboard.

    • For more information on soldering, click here.

  5. There is a hidden screw underneath the battery pack that attaches the faceplate to the motherboard. Lift the pack and remove the 10mm screw using the #000 Phillips screwdriver.
    • There is a hidden screw underneath the battery pack that attaches the faceplate to the motherboard.

    • Lift the pack and remove the 10mm screw using the #000 Phillips screwdriver.

  6. Remove the faceplate from the motherboard.
    • Remove the faceplate from the motherboard.

  7. With some added pressure, push down and outward in order to free and remove the rumble motors from their socket. With some added pressure, push down and outward in order to free and remove the rumble motors from their socket. With some added pressure, push down and outward in order to free and remove the rumble motors from their socket.
    • With some added pressure, push down and outward in order to free and remove the rumble motors from their socket.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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