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  1. 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

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

  3. Pry the panel next to the 3.5mm port Be careful to not rip the ribbon shown in the next step Be careful to not rip the ribbon shown in the next step
    • Pry the panel next to the 3.5mm port

    • Be careful to not rip the ribbon shown in the next step

  4. OPEN ALL THE TABS

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  5. 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

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

  7. 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

  8. 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.

  9. Be Careful to not lose the sync button Pry the middle section up from the home button side. This will also remove the LB and RB which is a single part
    • Be Careful to not lose the sync button

    • Pry the middle section up from the home button side.

    • This will also remove the LB and RB which is a single part

  10. Unscrew the 6 Torx (T6) screws Unscrew the 6 Torx (T6) screws
    • Unscrew the 6 Torx (T6) screws

Conclusion

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

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