i'd like to know whether somebody has some information on dualshock pad repair.
my pad recently fell down to the floor. as usual it fell bottom up, and hit the floor with the analog sticks.
since then the pad reports that R3 is being held all the time. that would not be such an issue, since not many games use R3/L3, but when i press some directional button in ulaunchelf, the application registers an X press immediately after. OSDSYS is unaffected by this issue, though.
i took the pad apart, thinking that maybe the R3 switch near the stick got locked, but it apparently didn't.
if somebody could help with some information on how to safely open the small metal"box" under analog stick, i'd appreciate it. or maybe the problem lies elsewhere.
the pad works perfectly fine otherwise.