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Current version by: George A. ,

Title:

How can I fix my PS3 controller?

Text:

I woke up this morning and my PS3 controller isn't working. It was working last night and charging all night long. There seemed to be something sticky on it (no idea what it might be.) I took the controller apart and cleaned it, and the sticky stuff only seemed to be on the buttons, not on the motherboard. I tried resetting it and changing the battery, and it still won't work. I've fixed small issues on PS3 controllers many times before. but this one I can't seem to figure out.

I was wondering if anyone knows exactly which part of the motherboard or other parts in the controller that make the power turn on? I was also thinking that it may be the PS button, but I don't know what's inside the controller that makes the PS button work either. So any advice would be helpful! Thanks.

Device:

Sony Game Console AccessoryPlayStation 3
Sony Game Console AccessoryPlayStation 3

Status:

open

Edit by: Kristen Gismondi ,

Title:

PS3 controller wont turn on or do anything!How can I fix my PS3 controller?
PS3 controller wont turn on or do anything!How can I fix my PS3 controller?

Text:

I woke up this morning and my ps3PS3 controller isntisn't working. itIt was working last night and charging all night long...therelong. There seemed to be something sticky on it (no idea what it might be)...ibe.) I took the controller apart and cleaned it, and the sticky stuff only seemed to be on the buttons, not intoon the mother board...imotherboard. I tried resetting it and changing the batterybattery, and it still wont work...ivewon't work. I've fixed small issues on ps3PS3 controllers many times beforebefore. but this one i cantI can't seem to figure out.
I woke up this morning and my ps3PS3 controller isntisn't working. itIt was working last night and charging all night long...therelong. There seemed to be something sticky on it (no idea what it might be)...ibe.) I took the controller apart and cleaned it, and the sticky stuff only seemed to be on the buttons, not intoon the mother board...imotherboard. I tried resetting it and changing the batterybattery, and it still wont work...ivewon't work. I've fixed small issues on ps3PS3 controllers many times beforebefore. but this one i cantI can't seem to figure out.
 
iI was wondering if anyone knows exactly which part of the motherboard or other parts in the controller that make the power turn on? iI was also thinking that it may be the PS button, but i dontI don't know whatwhat's inside the controller that makes the PS button work either...soeither. So any advice would be helpful! thanxThanks.
iI was wondering if anyone knows exactly which part of the motherboard or other parts in the controller that make the power turn on? iI was also thinking that it may be the PS button, but i dontI don't know whatwhat's inside the controller that makes the PS button work either...soeither. So any advice would be helpful! thanxThanks.

Device:

Sony Game Console Accessory

Status:

open

Edit by: Sam Goldheart ,

Title:

PS3 controller wont turn on or do anything!

Text:

I woke up this morning and my ps3 controller isnt working. it was working last night and charging all night long...there seemed to be something sticky on it (no idea what it might be)...i took the controller apart and cleaned it, and the sticky stuff only seemed to be on the buttons, not into the mother board...i tried resetting it and changing the battery and it still wont work...ive fixed small issues on ps3 controllers many times before but this one i cant seem to figure out.

i was wondering if anyone knows exactly which part of the motherboard or other parts in the controller that make the power turn on? i was also thinking that it may be the PS button, but i dont know what inside the controller makes the PS button work either...so any advice would be helpful! thanx

Device:

ps3 controllerSony Game Console Accessory
ps3 controllerSony Game Console Accessory

Status:

open

Original post by: kelly ,

Title:

PS3 controller wont turn on or do anything!

Text:

I woke up this morning and my ps3 controller isnt working. it was working last night and charging all night long...there seemed to be something sticky on it (no idea what it might be)...i took the controller apart and cleaned it, and the sticky stuff only seemed to be on the buttons, not into the mother board...i tried resetting it and changing the battery and it still wont work...ive fixed small issues on ps3 controllers many times before but this one i cant seem to figure out.

i was wondering if anyone knows exactly which part of the motherboard or other parts in the controller that make the power turn on? i was also thinking that it may be the PS button, but i dont know what inside the controller makes the PS button work either...so any advice would be helpful! thanx

Device:

ps3 controller

Status:

open