The Anti-friction Rings can also be swapped out or replaced. These rings are made with high grade self-lubricating materials to provide a pro-grade finish, so the thumbsticks glide on contact.
To swap the rings: Video Guide
– Remove the faceplate by lifting it from the controller chassis using the two finger notches on each side of the handles.
– To remove the ring, push it from the inside of the front faceplate until release.
– To place a ring into a faceplate, push it into place from the front side aligning the teeth.
– To place the faceplate, align it with the controller and push to secure. You will hear the magnets “click” into place.