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Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller Joystick Replacement

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  1. Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller Joystick Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Turn the controller over to reveal the battery cover.

    • Use the J000 screwdriver to remove the screw that secures the battery cover.

  2. Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller Joystick Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller Joystick Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the battery from the controller by inserting the plastic spudger into the small gap on the bottom right of the battery.

    • Use the spudger as a lever to pry up and remove the battery from the compartment.

  3. Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller Joystick Replacement, Joystick: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the eight 5.5 mm Y0 screws.

  4. Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller Joystick Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller Joystick Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Now that you have removed all of the screws, carefully separate and remove the bottom half of the controller shell from the top half.

    • If you feel any resistance when pulling the shells apart, use a spudger to separate the left and right trigger contact assemblies from the bottom shell.

  5. Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller Joystick Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Move the right trigger and sensor out of the way.

    • Remove the 4 mm JIS #0 screw.

  6. Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller Joystick Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Move the left trigger and sensor out of the way.

    • Remove the 4 mm JIS #0 screw.

  7. Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller Joystick Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the joysticks and motherboard from the controller’s shell.

  8. Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller Joystick Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Carefully pull the rubber thumbsticks off of the electronic bearings to remove the joysticks.

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Where can I buy those Nintendo wii u pro controller analog joystick prints? I can only find them for the wii u Gamepad on ebay.

Thx for a good guide!

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