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This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your CANDY CON Wireless Controller, use our service manual.

  1. CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Remove the faceplate: step 1, image 1 of 2 CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Remove the faceplate: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Locate the indentation on the bottom of the controller

    • Pull the faceplate off using a fingernail or spudger

  2. CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Remove Joysticks and D-pad: step 2, image 1 of 2 CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Remove Joysticks and D-pad: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove both joysticks and the D-pad by carefully pulling up

  3. CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Begin opening the base controller: step 3, image 1 of 3 CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Begin opening the base controller: step 3, image 2 of 3 CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Begin opening the base controller: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Remove 8 Phillips screws with a Philips #1 screwdriver

    • Pry open the two main pieces by pulling up on the edges of the controller

  4. CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Finish opening the base controller: step 4, image 1 of 2 CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Finish opening the base controller: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Separate the controller by flipping it on its face and then prying up near the bottom buttons

  5. CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Unplug the battery: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Unplug the battery using a spudger tool

  6. CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Unscrew the mainboard: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Unscrew the 2 Phillips #1 screws securing the mainboard to the controller housing

  7. CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Remove the mainboard and haptic motors: step 7, image 1 of 3 CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Remove the mainboard and haptic motors: step 7, image 2 of 3 CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Remove the mainboard and haptic motors: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Carefully remove the mainboard and attached haptic motors by pulling it up from the bottom and then top

    • Be careful removing the haptic motors to ensure the wires do not break

  8. CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Teardown Complete!: step 8, image 1 of 2 CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Teardown Complete!: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • All buttons are keyed so they can only go in the exact spot they belong

  9. CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Reassembly tips: step 9, image 1 of 3 CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Reassembly tips: step 9, image 2 of 3 CANDY CON Wireless Controller Teardown, Reassembly tips: step 9, image 3 of 3
    • Follow the teardown guide in reverse to reassemble the controller

    • When reassembling the controller align the bottom buttons first and then work on the charging port side

    • Test all the buttons before or right after screwing in the mainboard

    • The D-pad has an arrow on the top that should point up (towards the arrow on the base controller)

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