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Controller not working on playstation 3

My playstation 3 wireless controller is not working the console and is not charging either.i rang around and i have been told its a corrupt hardware in the console.is it possible to replace the probem myself and is it costly

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  • paddyshea May 20, 2009

    hey i have tried what you suggested and still no good.its like the console sensor is not in tune with the controller

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What?

Who told you that nonsense?

Easiest way to find the problem is to borrow a controller from a friend. If it works, then it's your controller, not the system.

Don't bother trying to fix the controller it's not worth the time or effort.

Posted on May 14, 2009

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    RescueTechLA May 14, 2009

    What?

    Who told you that nonsense?

    First thing you need to do is borrow a controller from a friend. If the controller works then it's obviously just a bad controller.

    Don't waste your time trying to fix it, just buy a new one. They only last a few years anyways.

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