Introduction

Change all the buttons including joy sticks for a PlayStation 3 controller.

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  • Dual Shock 3 Play Station Controller.

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  • First you will take a little philips screw driver and remove the 5 screws from the back cover.

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  • Make sure you have all your tools and pieces.

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  • Then you will lift the battery to unscrew the motherboard from the front cover, by squeezing the prongs inward (circled in red) and pulling up.

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  • Now that the battery is off you can remove the screw holding the mother board down.

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  • Next you will unclip these prongs on the motors (circled in red). Do this for both motors.

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  • Then you just lift the motherboard and control panel. It will come off giving you access to the front buttons.

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  • Next your joy sticks just pop off and the new ones pop back on.

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  • Then lifting these pads will give you access to the four front buttons (circled in yellow), and D-pad (circled in red).

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  • The D-pad and buttons just slide right in place of the old ones.

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  • Then you clip that control panel and motherboard back in the same way it came out.

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  • Don`t forget to insert the screw (circled in red) holding the motherboard to the control panel.

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  • Your trigger buttons slide out, and the new ones slide in. The bottom L2 and R2 buttons have a little bar that clicks in, and out of he holder as well (circled in yellow).

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  • Clip your battery back on.

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  • Clip the back of the case back on and screw the 5 screws back in and you're done.

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Conclusion

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

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