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Water damaged, PS4 controller, how to diagnose and repair?

Bash T.

"After a late night I stupidly deposited my PS4 controller on top of the dishes in my sink. The next day after looking all over for the controller, to my dismay, I noticed it perched atop my dishes. As I removed it small droplets escaped from the PS button and L/R handles. I waited until it dried sufficiently. Then I plugged it back into the HDMI charging cord. I waited a while since there was no light showing residual charge.

I turned my console on and could not get the PS button to respond, thereby barring me from its use. After charging it for a while, a blue light flickered on and off intermittently. Is there someway I could salvage my controller?"

first thing you want to do is to stop using your controller and no longer plug it in. remove your battery. disassemble your controller and clean every parts with a high grade 90%+ isopropyl alcohol and a small brush. Check for burned out or missing components. Once you ensured it is clean, '''replace the battery and reassemble your Dualshock. then re-evaluate and see what you get. Water damage is the toughest to troubleshoot and to repair, so let us know what you find. Hope this helps, good luck.
I had a similar problem , my 1yr old son threwmy controller in the mop bucket, it wasin there for almost a day.. when i took it out water came out from everywhere.. i let it dry for two days . Then i plugged it . . The red light came on for one second then turned off... so i decided to open it.. (youtube open controller ). Then i unplugged the light, and battery. . Put a blow dryer on it. On cool, not hot.. . And after 10 mins . Put the battery in, light in . And it worked. .. saved me 50 hope this helps you out.
Ok so I had some spare pure alcohol left over from an iPhone repair. You can get it on eBay. I put the hole 100mill bottle in to the ring around the joy sticks and kept shaking it for about 15mins (aggressive shaking) then I put my girlfriends hair dryer on full power like Jeremy clarkson. Full power (cold) don't be tempted by hot it warps the battery casing. And it came back to life I hope it helps you guys/girls.
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