Having problems with your Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller ?

My xbox 360 controller right analouge stick sticks going up and right on cod 4 and i cant get it to reset


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If it's been pushed really hard or perhaps dropped, it's possible that one of the solder joints has broken. Each analog control has two potentiometers (variable resistors) mounted at right angles. Possibly it wasn't soldered well in the first place but worked for awhile just from mechanical contact. But after awhile, a little oxide forms and a sheerly mechanical contact without solder fails.

If you or a friend are handy at soldering smalls things (i.e. 15W-25W soldering iron, tin/lead solder), you can open the controller with a small crosspoint screwdriver. One of the screws is probably under a label, so you will void your warranty if you try this, but it's pretty easy to put the controller back together and if it's broken anyhow... But if it is under warranty, see what help you can get from the manufacturer.
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