Joystick led question

i am trying to mod my joystick with led, it works for 10mins or so and stops working.

what am i doing wrong?
i am directly connecting to power souce.

Sent from my EVO 3D

What LEDs are you using? Do you have some resistors inline between the LEDs and power? Are you using any sort of control board?

You can’t directly connect LED’s to the power source. You need a resistor in series between the LED and the source.