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Old 2017-02-28 , 16:08
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Opening up a remote can be tricky in my experience, but my old A3 has been giving problems so I had to make a plan.

Instead, I used small amounts of Q20 sprayed into the key etc. gaps and then thoroughly exercised the affected keys and selection wheel.

The keys are about 50 to 75% improved, good enough for me.
The wheel - first it froze up and was near impossible to turn but after quite some time and more exercise it's now as good as new

I know... not the ideal solution, but perhaps a harmless enough alternative...
A "switch cleaner" spray may well do better.
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Old 2017-03-01 , 09:43
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I find vodka or surgical spirits to clean the carbon touch track (with a piece of chamois) does the trick.
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I find vodka or surgical spirits to clean the carbon touch track (with a piece of chamois) does the trick.
What a waste of vodka!
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