Introduction

This guide provides step by step instructions to replace your controller's thumbstick successfully.

  1. Slide the battery pack cover toward the top of the controller to remove it.
    • Slide the battery pack cover toward the top of the controller to remove it.

    • Remove batteries.

  2. 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.
    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Remove the back plate.

    • Remove the faceplate

    • 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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