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Old 08-06-2008, 01:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok. So...dilemma!

My roommate sat my phone, facedown in a patch of syrup on the counter. I was able to clean it off the surface of the device, but now my trackball sticks when I try to move it to the right. Is there any way of fixing this WITHOUT disassembling my phone? I tried canned air and wiping the trackball with a damp towel. The damp towel helped for awhile but eventually it went back to stuck again.

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Old 08-06-2008, 01:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would say no. The syrup is probably on the trackball wheels inside, so cleaning the trackball is only half the problem. Make your roommate buy you a new trackball assembly. It's really easy to replace.
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the trackball just pops out. have you taken it out complete? you dont need to remove the housing at all.
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