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Like the Title says. I got a new 360 controller and had a lan right after. Sometime during the night soda was spilled on the controller and now it is sticky beyond use. I read a few pages outside of this site but they all say to use toothpicks or needles. This, obviously, is not enough to clean this one.
Is it possible to soak it in soapy water or alcohol for a few hours and let it sit for a few days? I'm not in dire need to use it but it would be nice to use my $60 controller more than once...
    
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Originally Posted by rock_on343 View Post
Like the Title says. I got a new 360 controller and had a lan right after. Sometime during the night soda was spilled on the controller and now it is sticky beyond use. I read a few pages outside of this site but they all say to use toothpicks or needles. This, obviously, is not enough to clean this one.
Is it possible to soak it in soapy water or alcohol for a few hours and let it sit for a few days? I'm not in dire need to use it but it would be nice to use my $60 controller more than once...
Yes, it is possible to soak it for a few days. Whether or not it will work after that is the question.
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Take it apart and clean out everything?
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post #4 of 19

Maybe try this taking it apart and cleaning it using alcohol.


I mean if it's sticky beyond use then you have nothing to lose right?

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post #5 of 19
Take it apart and use Q-tips with alcohol and start rubbing off the sticky stuff on the mainboard.
post #6 of 19
Take out the battery pack, then soak it in distilled water, no soap. It should be fine if you let it dry all the way out before turning it back on.
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Maybe the guys who sold it to you are nice people, and would understand the situation at hand?

Dunno though.
    
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Maybe the guys who sold it to you are nice people, and would understand the situation at hand?

Dunno though.
    
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Crap.

Sorry about the double post.
    
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Crap.

Sorry about the double post.
You know you could just edit it instead of doing a triple post...

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