Introduction

Steps for replacing malfunctioned directional pads in a Sony PSP-3000

Image 1/3: Lift and remove the battery cover to reveal the battery. Image 2/3: Remove the battery. Image 3/3: Remove the battery.
  • Place the PSP face down and locate the battery cover on the left side of the device.

  • Lift and remove the battery cover to reveal the battery.

  • Remove the battery.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Peel back the warranty sticker that is behind the battery with a spudger or your fingernail.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Two are located behind the battery's warranty sticker. Image 2/2: Two are located on the right side of the PSP.
  • Unscrew all four screws from the back of the PSP with the Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

    • Two are located behind the battery's warranty sticker.

    • Two are located on the right side of the PSP.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Next, unscrew the two screws located at the top of the PSP.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Then, remove the single screw from the bottom edge of the PSP (which is positioned next to the barcode).

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Remove the front casing completely. Image 2/2: Remove the front casing completely.
  • Slide the spudger in between the outer casing of the PSP, beginning at the "R" shoulder button, and gently pry off the casing.


  • Remove the front casing completely.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Remove the D-pad and the rubber piece. Image 2/2: Remove the D-pad and the rubber piece.
  • Peal up the rubber pad that is securing the D-pad buttons to the backside of the front casing.

  • Remove the D-pad and the rubber piece.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

3 other people completed this guide.

mbnewsom

Member since: 10/28/2009

2,190 Reputation

11 Guides authored

One Comment

Is it for 2000?

Kaio Igor - Reply

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 18

Past 30 Days: 53

All Time: 5,210