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Have taken the controller apart once before since my buttons were a bit loose (that was fixed) and now my analog sticks squeak and are a bit rough to use. Even when not touching them they are also off centered. Any ideas?

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  • killer_insti Oct 07, 2009

    I've tried WD-40 (even if it messes it up, its already a bit messed up lol) but eh, trying something is all i can think of. It got the sticks moving around again though. (not just my buttons are bit pushed down so theyre not as elevated.

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That's normal wear and tear. best off buying a new one. usually the left goes out first. it's a pain trying to unsolder and resolder new analog sticks. trust me i've tried and i;m a pro at soldering. if the leads don't come out right away after a few tries, everithing starts to fall apart. like i said. you're better off with a new one. sorry

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