Repair Xbox 360 Controller Sticky Button
Don’t throw your Xbox 360 controller away, there is a way that can fix it! Read more below:
Do you feel annoying when you missing out a shot or killed in a games due to faulty button on your controller? Sometime, you can’t even press anything even then button stuck inside the controller. Don’t throw your Xbox 360 controller away, it pretty easy to get it fix. Below will show you step by step actually how you can fix it yourself.
Step 1: Get yourself a Phillips screwdriver, then turn your controller over and unscrew the 7 screws which holding the controller together. Flip it right side up and remove the top cover. Place those screws aside, make sure you don’t lose them.
Step 2: Before remove all the buttons out from the controller, it good that draw yourself a diagram to make sure remember what color buttons goes where. Remove the rubber pads and buttons out from the controller and lay them on the floor or table which same same position how they go in your controller.
Step 3: If you notice that the board cover and buttons are too sticky, you actually can wash them with mild soapy water or dishwashing soap works as well. Another cleaning option you can try out is to use contton swabs and rub some alcohol and clean the contacts that the rubber pads were sitting on. Make sure everything is completely clean and dry out before move to next step.
Step 4: Final step, it to re-install back the Xbox controller. Turn over the cover and start move back in the buttons. It sure be pretty easy as they keyed and only go in one ways. Put back the rubber pads in place on top of bottons. Install back the bottom cover and screw it back. After that, try to move the buttons make sure it can move freely without stuck. Plug in your controller back with Xbox 360 console then it work like brand new and you can start games moving!
If you having several problem with your Xbox console like disc not reading, controller not working, flashing red light and console hang, this Xbox 360 Repair Guide can come to rescue.
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