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Right psp button won't work

My son's psp's right button quit working.  Saw the video on youtube about the guy blowing into the ds.  Was wondering if this might work for the psp too.  Or if you had any other suggestions.

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  • scy1 Jan 02, 2008

    Hey there, I can't seem to figure out how to take the front plate off. Can you tell me?

  • scy1 Jan 03, 2008

    Hey there, once we got the front plate off, we wiped everything around the actual button.  Put it back together and nothing.  

    Then we took it apart again and then lifted up the gray rubber part of the actual button that the clear plastic pushes down on.  We took a q tip dipped in alcohol and wrung out or pressed most of the liquid out.  Then we swabbed the inside of the gray button on both sides and put it all back together thinking that there was no way we fixed it.  To our dismay, it was fixed.  I was ready to send it off, but it seems we fixed it.  Be very careful when the front plate is off not to get anything on the screen.  My son is complaining that there is a hair underneath.  I don't see it but will eventually go through the arduous steps again to get it out.  Also, the screws are a _itch to get out.  Took some sweat and fear to get through it.  Thanks for all your help. Not so scared next time.  This forum is great for the help.  Not everyone wants to send off the crap to get fixed and get ripped off on a part that you could fix yourself.  

  • deathleo Mar 08, 2009

    a year ago, my r button for the psp stopped working. I tried to fix it but nithing happend.



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Take the front plate off the console and take out the buttons, using a cottonbud jentley wipe all the buttons and then remove the right one. it may be rubbing on of the others preventing itself from working, if nothing else works take it to a game repair shop and theyll give you there advice

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