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these are the ones I d been buying recently and I haven’t had a problem with them at all. The ones I was buying for the longest time are no longer available for some reason.
Actually I'll just get to the point, the controllers have a tendency to "stick" and every time you try to run you click briefly and then either stop or walk rather than your desired function. Now there are a few fixes that I'll list below.
The Quick Fix - Grab a compressed can of air from your local department or hardware store. Take your analog sticks and push them in every direction, while doing that take the can of air in the opposite direction and blow it under the stick. Over time dead skin, dirt and grime build up in there and can cause defects such as the one you're experiencing. The compressed air will kick it up and can potentially fix your issue, however it can also just land back where it was and your issue will return or new issue's will present themselves.
The Financial Fix - Self-explanatory. Check your finances, if you have the money, buy a new controller.
The Temporary Fix - If all you play currently is Modern Warfare, then you're in luck. There is a setting in the controller tab for how you run in-game. Go to your options, scroll down near the bottom, you'll see an option for sprint. Move the tab over to "Automatic Tactical Sprint" (ATS) and then return to your game. This option allows you to move into Sprint if you are standing in-game just from pushing your movement stick forward. No longer needing to "click" into running. This option does not apply if you are crouched or prone however, so you will need to stand before running. Clicking will work in this situation as it is a quick press and then once you are standing your ATS will take over from there. Now this is only a temporary fix as any other game that doesn't feature this option and uses the same run function on your controller, will present the issue to you again.
The Technical Fix - Now here's actually the one I've been using, and it works wonders. You have to take your controller apart for this, so don't do this if you're unsure of yourself. You can buy the replacement part for your controller (I'll link below for you and others) from Amazon and fix this issue permanently for about $10 usd. There are a few videos on how to do this, and some of them require that you completely remove the analog unit and then solder/attach the new piece back to the circuit board. I have no idea how to do that, and I wasn't about to try. What you can do is take the analog replacement, and open a little side compartment on both the top and the side of it and there are these little white discs in them. If you swap that disc out with your current disc, your issue should resolve itself. I've tested this on about 6 different controllers and all have had their sprint issue resolved. The videos on how I learned to do that will be linked below as well. These are specifically on exchanging those white discs without soldering a new piece onto your circuit board in your controller.
I hope this helps you or anyone else reading this trying to figure out what's going on with their controller.
Xbox One S Controller Analog Replacement
PS4 Dualshock 4 Controller Analog Replacement
YouTube How-To Links:
PS4 Dualshock 4 Stick Replacement - 3:18 on video
Xbox One Controller Stick Replacement - 4:08 on video