Introduction

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

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.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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 back plate. Remove the back plate.
  • Remove the back plate.

Remove the faceplate
  • Remove the faceplate

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