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Roller ball The roller ball works except down wondering if this might be fixable

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  • allaurence Sep 17, 2008

    My roller ball stopped working going down????

  • Anonymous Sep 20, 2008

    My rollerball still moves down, but the phone doesn't register it moving, so nothing happens. Can still roll up and side to side, but down is a no-go, and it's like the most crucial direction.

  • mania44uk Sep 25, 2008

    same prob here.cannot go down,only up n left to rught

  • kchhajlani Sep 27, 2008

    same problem with roller ball and its a serious problem

  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2008

    same problem... phone is only a month old!

  • joscmt Feb 25, 2009

    My rollerball/trackball and cursor aren't really responding to each other. Going up is fine.....going down is the issue. The ball rolls down, the screen doesn't register it.

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    track ball will moves but it wont register down .

  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2009

    my ball works it goes up and down but it doesnt click

  • Anonymous May 20, 2009

    Rollerball would not scroll up.

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Same problem, wouldn't scroll down. Lifted the ring pulled out the rollerball and cleaned it with alchohol. Used a cotton swab, soaked it pretty good and rolled it around a bit. Set it back in and it worked like new. Watch how you take it out so you can put it back in the same way.

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You can lift the ring around the roller ball and try to clean.It worked for me.

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I popped the ring off of the track ball assembly, removed the track ball unit and cleaned it with a swap and alcohol. Problem solved! Be sure you put the track ball assembly back the same way you took it out.

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The only way to fully get it up and running again is physically remove andclean (with alcohol) or replace the part. If you want somebody else to do it for you, goto Blackberry Trackball. If you want to do it yourself, here is a Blackberry Repair Guide that shows how, the part is available on Ebay.

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

You can purchase a replacement trackball assembly for as little as $6 plus shipping.

www.blackberry8100parts.com
www.dealsishop.com

Installation is fairly simple.

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

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