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MY sk3 track ball is no longer working.

I recently bought a side kick 3 d-wade from ebay and the track ball stopped working. it still scrolls down but it won't allow me to click on anything. is there anything I can do to fix it?

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I Can Sell you The Trackball Peice For $35 and if you live in nyc i can even install it for you for another $5, Just Drop a Line to Me 347.845.7151

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If you are having problems with your trackball, here are two ways to make it work better.
1: Take a deep breath and blow on the trackball area, rotate and do it again. This may blow any particles block the sensors.
2: This requires a Q-tip and some alcohol. Turn off your sidekick, wet the end of the q-tip, and gently clean the trackball while rotating. Be careful not to get the alcohol on anything but the trackball. Let dry for a minute and try it out. If this doesn’t work then try again.

Posted on Dec 05, 2007

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