My controller squeeks.

#1 Edited by Clonedzero (4096 posts) -

So I have two 360 controllers.

One its sticks are really loose, and on the other, the one i'm using mostly these days. It's right analog stick makes a loud squeek whenever i pull the stick down.

So is there a fix for either of these problems without potentially ruining the controller. I'd prefer not to buy a new one as next gen is soonish, and controllers are fairly expensive. I'd rather get a new game than a new controller.

Both controllers are several years old, maybe even 5+ years old. Are they just worn out?

#2 Edited by Garfield518 (403 posts) -

Open it up, apply WD40 to the analog stick joint to stop the squeak.

The only thing you can do with loose sticks is replace them, which takes some soldering.

#3 Posted by Slaegar (695 posts) -

I have a squeaky shoulder on a barely used xbox 360 controller. People give the Ouya controller sass for that and I've never held one, but I'm not so sure its an isolated problem.

This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for:

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

Comment and Save

Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Giant Bomb users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.