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Repair guide : Buttons (L1,L2, R1 and R2) Dualshock controller (Playstation 4)

Level : Medium Time : 25 min Author : Alexandre
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This guide is for replacing the buttons (L1,L2, R1 and R2) on the Dualshock 4 joystick.
Problems : damaged or broken buttons
Some advice before you start
Repair - Repair guide: Buttons (L1,L2, R1 and R2) Dualshock controller (Playstation 4)
Guide format : Pdf Integrate

Step 1

Before disassembling the buttons L1,L2, R1 & R2 of the Dualshock 4 joystick (Playstation 4), for obvious safety reasons, you have to unplug the video game console.

With a cruciform screwdriver, remove the four screws circled in red.

Those screws secure the rear case of the joystick.

Step 2

iSesamo in the left interstice of the joystick and then pry up.

Step 3

Still with the iSesamo, keep opening the joystick on the right this time and pry as shown on the picture.

Step 4

Grab the rear case and rotate it to 180°.

Attention : Do not remove the case entirely! A cable secures it to the rest of the joystick.

Step 5

Gently grab the rear case cable and disconnect it.

The rear case of the Dualshock 4 joystick is now removed.

Step 6

Grab the battery and disconnect the joystick.

Remove the battery.

Step 7

The battery is now disassembled.

Grab the R1 button and gently flip it to the right to remove it.

A small metallic piece located on the right part of the button is being used as a spring. Make sure not to lose it during the process.

Step 8

The R1 button is now disassembled.

With a nylon spuder, gently pry to remove the R2 button.

Remove it.

Step 9

The R1 and R2 buttons of the Dualshock 4 joystick are now disassembled.

You can replace them if needed.

To remove the L1 and L2 buttons, repeat the steps 7 and 8 of this guide.

To reassemble your Dualshock controller (Playstation 4) follow this guide in reverse order.

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