This guide will assist you in replacing your thumbstick. If you have a rogue thumbstick, you have come to the right place.
Step 1 Battery Pack
Remove the battery pack cover.
Step 2 Side Handles
We recommend using a nylon spudger for this step. A metal spudger is shown.
Grip the controller firmly to remove the side handles, wedging a spudger into the seam between the front and handle plates.
Pry the side plate away from the front plate by moving the spudger back and forth. You will need to do this all the way around the side plate's seam.
Step 3 Screws
There is a hidden screw located in the middle of the controller behind the label.
Use a screwdriver and punch a hole directly in the center of the label.
You may also lift the label if you do not want to puncture it.
Remove the five 10mm screws located on the back of the controller using the T8 Security Torx Screwdriver.
Step 4 Backplate
Remove the backplate.
Step 5 Faceplate
Remove the faceplate.
Step 6 Thumbstick
Remove thumbsticks by pulling them up off their poles.
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