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This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your DualShock 4, use our service manual.

  1. Begin by removing the screws  in the back of the controller.
    • Begin by removing the screws in the back of the controller.

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  2. Remove the analog sticks and motors.
    • Remove the analog sticks and motors.

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    • Remove the top layer PCB. The PCB must be popped out of place and then angled in such a way that the trigger buttons at the top of the controller slide out of their slots.

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    • Remove the second layer PCB. This simply pops out of place.

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    • Flip over the second layer PCB. Remove the battery from its holder.

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    • Unscrew the two screws holding the light assembly together. Once the screws are undone, the parts of the assembly can be pulled out.

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    • Unscrew the two screws holding down the USB module.

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Joshua Wong

Member since: 11/28/2018

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Thanks this was so helpful because every time I do this I break it like literally break the plastic

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