Hardware joycon pin corrosion

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I actually just recently replaced my left joycon rail for similar reasons. Very cheap and relatively easy to do. The left rail requires disassembling almost the entire system though unless you want to try and thread the ribbon cable.
Both my left joycon and switch rail had corroded pins. Not entirely sure why though.
I also bought a hori joycon to replace my dysfunctional one cuz I'm cheap and wanted a dpad.

I could probably clean the contacts on the joycon, but at this moment, too lazy to open up it up to get at the pins. :P
 
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I actually just recently replaced my left joycon rail for similar reasons. Very cheap and relatively easy to do. The left rail requires disassembling almost the entire system though unless you want to try and thread the ribbon cable.
Both my left joycon and switch rail had corroded pins. Not entirely sure why though.
I also bought a hori joycon for to replace my dysfunctional one cuz I'm cheap and wanted a dpad.

I could probably clean the contacts on the joycon, but at this moment, too lazy to open up it up to get at the pins. :P
the ribbon cable is actually quite easy to slide into place, just unhook the battery cable, slide it under the board, and connect the cable, then re-insert the battery, this is also ensure you don't short anything out while installing it too
 
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NiNTeNDO mY SoN can't PlAY his SwItch I wANt to UsE my WArraNTy hE frIed its FreNCH fRIEs!!!!!

No sir, your son has hacked his switch. It's not under warranty anymore.

mY SoN woulD'nt dO tHAt!!!!!!

*spams nintendos forums*
 

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Dude that's awful.
Like they said above water and electronics don't get along well with each other. Careful not to damage your switch next time.
You're better off getting a jig on eBay or whenever else they sell them rather than make them yourself if you don't own the necessary prerequisite items to build the thing.
 
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Jesus dude. If you wanted a free method, just bend the necessary pin over the other on the joycon. Mines been like that since the hack was released.
 
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Jesus dude. If you wanted a free method, just bend the necessary pin over the other on the joycon. Mines been like that since the hack was released.

If you are not careful that can damage the Joy-Con.

Also the OP said he is doesn't have the patience

And he is 118 years old, his hands should shake like an earthquake. :P
 

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yeah its not a big problem when i think about it cause i can just charge overnight and use wireless or i can use my pro controller, no big deal

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Dude that's awful.
Like they said above water and electronics don't get along well with each other. Careful not to damage your switch next time.
You're better off getting a jig on eBay or whenever else they sell them rather than make them yourself if you don't own the necessary prerequisite items to build the thing.
i ordered an rcm loader on amazon its coming late this month or early next month
 
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yeah its not a big problem when i think about it cause i can just charge overnight and use wireless or i can use my pro controller, no big deal

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i ordered an rcm loader on amazon its coming late this month or early next month
I need to say this;

About 10 dollars

About 2 dollars
 

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NiNTeNDO mY SoN can't PlAY his SwItch I wANt to UsE my WArraNTy hE frIed its FreNCH fRIEs!!!!!

No sir, your son has hacked his switch. It's not under warranty anymore.

mY SoN woulD'nt dO tHAt!!!!!!

*spams nintendos forums*
lol my dad said if i broke my switch i wasnt getting another one so frik of lusr xdd

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I need to say this;

About 10 dollars

About 2 dollars
rcm loader one comes with A jig and i vacation sometimes and im not at my pc all day so
 
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