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Analog stick and d pad on psp

I have had my psp for over a year and recently the analog stick and dpad have malfunctioned. After i turn on the system the analog stick will work fine for about 5 minutes. Then it will stop letting me move forward. Any other direction is fine, but not forward. Then I will switch to the dpad and it will work finr for another 5 minutes. Then it will not let me move at all. Then I have to turn off the system and wait another hour or so before it will work correctly again and then we repeat the process. It is very annoying. My dad suggested the system may be building up heat. we are going to see if this is the case by putting it in the fridge to see if it works longer. P.S. thanks for helping.

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First of all DONT PUT YOUR UNIT ON THE FRIG. you have a contact problem. You need to replace the rubber contact on your D-Pad and Stick. Or just clean it inside if you can open it.

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