Xbox 360 Wireless Controller Triggers Replacement

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Introduction

Fire away by replacing the triggers on your Xbox 360 Wireless Controller.


Step 7 Vibration Motors
Image 1/2: Lift the vibration motor out of the front case.


Use the flat end of a spudger to remove the vibration motor cable, moving it upward from its socket on the logic board.
Lift the vibration motor out of the front case.

Step 8

Image 1/2: The right motor has significantly more counterweight than the left motor.

Remove the vibration motor from the other side of the controller using the same method previously described.
The right motor has significantly more counterweight than the left motor.


Step 9 Logic Board
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Lifting from the headphone jack and power plug, remove the logic board from the front case.

Step 10 Triggers
Image 1/3: The trigger has a peg that fits into a slot in the trigger arm. Be sure to push far enough so that the peg clears the slot.



Using your thumb and forefinger, push the left trigger toward the right side of the controller. Simultaneously push the trigger control arm in the opposite direction.
The trigger has a peg that fits into a slot in the trigger arm. Be sure to push far enough so that the peg clears the slot.
Push the trigger arm downward.

Step 11

Image 1/3: Using the previously described technique, pry the housing on the right edge away from the trigger.

Insert the edge of a spudger in between the trigger and the trigger assembly near the left edge. Pry the housing away from the catch on the trigger.
Using the previously described technique, pry the housing on the right edge away from the trigger.
Rotate the trigger away from the logic board, past its housing.

Step 12
Image 1/3: Pull the trigger spring out of the trigger.



Using a spudger, pry the trigger spring off its peg on the trigger housing.
Pull the trigger spring out of the trigger.

Step 13
Image 1/3: Remove the right trigger from the logic board.



Slide the trigger toward the right side of the logic board, and rotate it clockwise.
Remove the right trigger from the logic board.
To remove the left trigger from the logic board, follow the procedure previously described for the right trigger.


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