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Old 01-09-2009, 05:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bhw View Post
I've cleaned the trackball and it works moderately ok to move around the screen, but pushing to select has become harder. The little metal tab on the bottom of the button assembly is okay. The button on the mother board takes a lot of pressure to make it activate. I tried pushing it with another object and it just requires a hard push to make it respond. Any way to adjust that or am I stuck with it as it is.
My suggestions is only that and do so at your own risk. My guess is there is corrosion between the metal tab and the contact on the circuit board. if you take your battery out, remove the trackball and CAREFULLY pry the tab up just enough to look under you can probably take a small metal object and scrap it off the contact, do not touch anything but the contact itself.

I have done this on a friends phone to correct the same issue.

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