Introduction

Use this guide to replace the analog stick in your Nintendo Wii U GamePad.

  1. Face the GamePad down and unscrew the two Phillips #00 screws which are attached to the battery cover.
    • Face the GamePad down and unscrew the two Phillips #00 screws which are attached to the battery cover.

    • Lift up and remove the battery cover.

  2. With your finger on the battery connector, pull downwards toward the base of the GamePad to disconnect it.
    • With your finger on the battery connector, pull downwards toward the base of the GamePad to disconnect it.

    • Pull upwards from the bottom of the battery to release it.

    • Remove the ten 8.9mm Tri-wing Y1 screws hidden underneath square stickers.

    • Lift up the back plate.

    • The back plate is still connected by a cable to the motherboard.

    • Unplug the connector that connects the back plate to the motherboard.

    • Remove the back plate.

    • Take out the left and right shoulder buttons in the upper corners.

    • Remove the ZR and ZL trigger buttons by lifting up and sliding outward.

    • Remove the top rubber cover by pulling it off of its mounts to access one of the mounting screws.

    • Remove the four 5.2mm Phillips #0 screws.

    • Use a spudger to lift the tab which releases the blue ribbon cable.

    • Remove the analog stick and button cover.

    • Use your thumb and push the connector towards the rightmost edge to disconnect the analog stick cable connector.

    • Remove the two 9.0mm Tri-wing Y0 screws.

    • Lift out the analog stick.

Conclusion

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

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where can i find replacement analogs for wiiu gamepad and wiiu procontoller?

Victor Torres - Reply

www.ebay.com

mhuntersr -

They are available at ebay.com Cost around 7,50 $ Left & Right (different - look what you need). Comes all from china or hong Kong but Quality is 1A (so far i can tell).

Frederik Rischmann -

Bump previous question because dogs seem to enjoy their texture.

maskedpainter - Reply

Has anyone tried this?

http://dx.com/p/replacement-3d-analog-st...

I know it says for the pro controller. But based from the images, the pins could be compatible.

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