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A Problem with the buttons

My xbox controller is alright but the problem is that the "A" button doesn't work. It's not stuck or anything, but it just doesn't work. What should I do.

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The black pads underneath the a button are probably so worn in and crushed in that it dont pop up anymore for the pressure sensitivity. id suggest a new controller..

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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