PSP Go Analog Joystick Replacement

Use this guide to put a fresh analog joystick into the PSP Go!

Sections

Edit Step 1 Back Cover  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Back Cover  ¶ 

  • Unscrew the four Phillips screws on the back of the PSP Go.

  • Rotate the PSP so you can see the top of the device.

  • Unscrew the two Phillips screws next to the volume buttons.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Use a plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the back cover to loosen it on all sides.

  • Open the back cover by gently lifting the right side, and rotating it to the left side (as if you were opening a book).

  • Be careful not to rotate the back cover from the bottom, as you will break the plastic screw holes on top of the device.

Edit Step 3 Top Cover  ¶ 

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Edit Step 3 Top Cover  ¶ 

  • Pull the top cover upwards gently from its housing.

Edit Step 4 Bottom Plate  ¶ 

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Edit Step 4 Bottom Plate  ¶ 

  • Remove the two Phillips screws holding the bottom plate.

  • Gently lift the bottom plate away from the device.

Edit Step 5 Analog Joystick  ¶ 

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Edit Step 5 Analog Joystick  ¶ 

  • Use a #00 Phillips screwdriver to remove both screws holding the analog joystick in place.

Edit Step 6  ¶ 

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Edit Step 6  ¶ 

  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently flip up the analog joystick's cable connector.

  • Use your fingers or tweezers to gently pull out the analog joystick cable from its connector.

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

For more information, check out the PSP Go device page.

Required Tools

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Plastic Opening Tools

$2.95 · 50+ In stock

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