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May 07 2013
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Both of my wireless ps3 controllers are not working I have reset them already and that didnt help.  They wont even charge I tried plugging them into the system and even a laptop.  I dont want to send the whole system in just the controllers is there any other option?

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Shinra Executive
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May 7, 2013

juniornation1388 wrote:

Both of my wireless ps3 controllers are not working I have reset them already and that didnt help.  They wont even charge I tried plugging them into the system and even a laptop.  I dont want to send the whole system in just the controllers is there any other option?


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How old are the controllers?

 

You said you'd tried to reset them, do you mean re-sync them using the pinhole on the back of the DS3?

 

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May 8, 2013

no i just hit the small reset button on the back of the controller. I have had the system for over 2 yrs maybe close to 3.

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May 8, 2013

It looks like you have to buy a new controller. You could try to fix them by opening them up and cleaning them (which is very easy)-- I mean, just so you don't have to spend money. But I suggest you buy a new one, it's worth it.

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I agree, it looks as though you may require a new DS3, check Amazon for decent prices, Walmart too, as for sending to Sony, not much point really, they're not under warranty & they'll charge you for a fix or send you a refurbished one.

 

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