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This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Xbox 360 Wireless Controller, use our service manual.

  1. Place the controller face down on your working surface to allow access to rear screws Take the battery compartment out Use a TR9 bit and screwdriver to remove all 7 screws highlighted in red marker
    • Place the controller face down on your working surface to allow access to rear screws

    • Take the battery compartment out

    • Use a TR9 bit and screwdriver to remove all 7 screws highlighted in red marker

  2. Remove the rear half of the controller by pulling perpendicular to the front half Note the battery terminals have specific grooves that they slide out and in of
    • Remove the rear half of the controller by pulling perpendicular to the front half

    • Note the battery terminals have specific grooves that they slide out and in of

    • If the two halves do not easily separate, you can slide a spudger along the seam and/or slightly depress the left/right triggers

  3. Detach the vibration motor cable from the PCB ***Caution*** do not use the cable to remove from the PCB, damage to the motor, connector or PCB  may occur
    • Detach the vibration motor cable from the PCB

    • ***Caution*** do not use the cable to remove from the PCB, damage to the motor, connector or PCB may occur

    • Now you can take out the vibrator completely

    • Utilise the same technique for the other vibration motor

  4. Make sure the front half of the controller is facing your work area PCB should simply lift out without any undue force when being held by the blue markers
    • Make sure the front half of the controller is facing your work area

    • PCB should simply lift out without any undue force when being held by the blue markers

    • If the PCB doesn't come away freely, apply some gentle consistent leverage around the red marker. Be mindful of components on the opposing side of the PCB

  5. Gently peel away the conductive rubber pads to expose the backside of the buttons You can now remove the A, B, X, Y, Back, Start and Guide buttons. The Guide button sleeve may also be removed You can also remove the bumper assembly now
    • Gently peel away the conductive rubber pads to expose the backside of the buttons

    • You can now remove the A, B, X, Y, Back, Start and Guide buttons. The Guide button sleeve may also be removed

    • You can also remove the bumper assembly now

  6. The last two screws are in the D-pad, you can remove them with a Philips #0 screwdriver
    • The last two screws are in the D-pad, you can remove them with a Philips #0 screwdriver

    • Then use a pair of tweezers to squize the clips together

    • Now you can remove the D-pad

  7. And here is the end result
    • And here is the end result

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