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Xbox One Wireless Controller 1697 Thumbstick Replacement

What you need

  1. Xbox One Wireless Controller 1697 Thumbstick  Replacement, Thumbstick: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the battery pack cover toward the top of the controller to remove it.

    • Remove batteries.

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    • We recommend using a plastic spudger to prevent damage to your controller. However, using a metal spudger, as shown in the picture, makes the work easier.

    • Hold firmly the controller, place the spudger into the top seam of the controller and carefully work all the way to the bottom.

    • Pry the side of handle away from the controller by moving the spudger back and forth around the side handle's seam.

    • Repeat this process for both side handles.

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    • Using the T8 Security Torxs screwdriver, remove the five 10mm screws from the back of the controller.

    • One of the screws is hidden behind the label.

    • You can punch a hole using a screwdriver or peel off the label.

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    • Remove the back plate.

  5. Xbox One Wireless Controller 1697 Thumbstick  Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the faceplate

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    • Select the thumbstick that you want to replace and pull it off its pole.

Conclusion

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

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Hello. I have an controller but it isn't working right. The right stick wont register when i push it down. I spilled cola on it. Any tips?

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