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Old 09-10-2009, 06:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My trackball will scroll up and down, right to left....it will not scroll laft to right. Any clues to what is going on and how to fix it??
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Old 09-10-2009, 07:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Try pressing firmly on trackball and scrolling in direction it does not work.
Sounds like dust got into it.
If that doesn't work try popping the trackball out comes out easily pull the silver ring out then flip over bb trackball should come out inspect for dirt and grime clean accordingly
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Old 09-10-2009, 09:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks! I tried removing the trackball (found directions on this site!), I was worried I would total my Curve but it was much easier than I thought and....it worked!!
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It happened to me several weeks ago, try pushing the trackball and rolling, pressed, toward it does not work, do it several times until you feel it is working again, also you can clean with cotton and alcohol, do it without the battery.
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You can also buy a new trackball assembly for $3 including shipping on ebay. They have different colors too. Get a 10 pack for about $20

blackberry trackball, great deals on Cell Phones PDAs, Electronics on eBay!
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Mine stopped working and cleaning with alcohol and dust remover did nothing. It just went BAD so I went to Verizon and they replaced it for me for free. However, I did buy two spares online so that it can save me a trip in the future. Be careful with the silver ring though. I was too aggressive the first time and snapped off the tabs.
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My trackball gets stuck once in a while and I just move it around in different directions and it usually loosen it up.
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