You can remove the side panels with a pry tool. You don't need to remove the rubber.  The rubber on this controller was already bad
  • You can remove the side panels with a pry tool.

  • You don't need to remove the rubber. The rubber on this controller was already bad

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Remove the 5 Torx Security Bit (TR8) screws
  • Remove the 5 Torx Security Bit (TR8) screws

all the T8 screws on my controller have a clear filling in them, WTF?!?!?

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all my T8 screws have a clear filling in them, WTF?!?!?!

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Pry the panel next to the 3.5mm port Pry the panel next to the 3.5mm port Pry the panel next to the 3.5mm port
  • Pry the panel next to the 3.5mm port

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Be careful to not rip the ribbon cable You can pop the connector up to remove the ribbon easily
  • Be careful to not rip the ribbon cable

  • You can pop the connector up to remove the ribbon easily

  • Ribbon Cable

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Remove the 2 Torx (T6) screws
  • Remove the 2 Torx (T6) screws

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Desolder the 4 wires on each side, these control the vibrations and the RT LT Desolder the 4 wires on each side, these control the vibrations and the RT LT
  • Desolder the 4 wires on each side, these control the vibrations and the RT LT

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Pull up from the "top" side of the controller on the sister board. Pull up from the "top" side of the controller on the sister board.
  • Pull up from the "top" side of the controller on the sister board.

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Conclusion

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

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