Introduction

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

  1. Place the PSP face down and locate the battery cover on the left side of the device.
    • 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.

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  2. Peel back the warranty sticker that is behind the battery with a spudger or your fingernail.
    • Peel back the warranty sticker that is behind the battery with a spudger or your fingernail.

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    • 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.

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    • Next, unscrew the two screws located at the top of the PSP.

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

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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Is it for 2000?

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