Hardware Is there a way to repair this Wii Remote?

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Only lasted a year. It actually works, but only if I twist it like this:

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If it works as long as you twist it, it's a contact issue. Remove the batteries, get a pack of q-tips and high-proof alcohol with no additives (spirit would be welcome) and start cleaning that PCB. Don't "pour it all over", dip a q-tip in the alcohol and go along the PCB lines, avoiding the chips and gently scrubbing at the contact points. Also make sure that you put it back together properly so that there are no loose connections. On first glance I can't see any physical damage so it's probably contact oxidation some loose connection - happens over time/due to impact/due to moisture.
 

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If it works as long as you twist it, it's a contact issue. Remove the batteries, get a pack of q-tips and high-proof alcohol with no additives (spirit would be welcome) and start cleaning that PCB. Don't "pour it all over", dip a q-tip in the alcohol and go along the PCB lines, avoiding the chips and gently scrubbing at the contact points. Also make sure that you put it back together properly so that there are no loose connections. On first glance I can't see any physical damage so it's probably contact oxidation some loose connection - happens over time/due to impact/due to moisture.

Tried that, still the same.
 

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