Introduction

If the rumble motors on your controller are not responding, use this guide to replace them.

  1. Remove battery pack cover.
    • Remove battery pack cover.

    • Remove batteries.

    • Carefully remove sticker or puncture where you feel the screw.

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  2. Remove the side handles by wedging the spudger in between the front and side panels.
    • Remove the side handles by wedging the spudger in between the front and side panels.

    • Pry the side panel by moving the spudger back and forth. You must do this along the entire seam to remove the side handle panel.

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    • Removing the side handles allows access to remove the faceplate.

    • Remove five TR9 Torx screws.

    you must also remove the T8 screw hidden under the label in the battery compartment to free the faceplate.

    Dennis Kim - Reply

    Precised by Dennis Kim, but to remove the screws you need a TORX TR8 screwdriver (I guess it’s a Torx size 8)

    James Burton - Reply

    • Now that the bumpers are easily visible make sure to clean any dirt or grime that may be around the bumpers.

    • The bumpers are connected by a middle plastic cover that is around the Xbox button. Remove this plastic piece to fully reveal the bumpers.

      • Be aware of the sync button loosely placed under the plastic covering. Ensure it is put back before putting back the bumper/plastic cover assembly. (pictured in picture 3)

    • Remove the current bumper assembly by pulling them off the plastic cover. Put on the new bumpers and reassemble that section.

    you forgot to include directions for removing the central cover.

    Dennis Kim - Reply

    And when you do, the connect button pops out, and now I have no clue how to put it back -_-

    Roel Binnendijk - Reply

    • De-solder the soldered joints while holding the red and black wires down on the top motherboard.

    • Use the How to Solder and Desolder Connections guide on iFixit to correctly (de)solder the components in your device.

    • Use caution while using the soldering iron so you don't damage other components or hurt yourself.

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    • Remove the rumble motors.

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Conclusion

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

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