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Old 08-26-2007, 11:06 PM   #1
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Hey guys - I run nitro off-road, but I thought this would be a better place for this question. My triton charger is about 1 1/2 years old and now the two buttons on the top (menu & batt) are starting to give out. They only work sometimes when I push them and I haven't been able to get the menu button to work all night. Is there something I can use to clean them? Would it hurt the charger to spray some type of cleaner on them and then blow it off with compressed air? Any suggestions on what I should do?

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might not hurt to try and clean them. If you remove the case, you can get to the buttons on the circuit board.

I had to leave one of the black buttons off, and I trimmed the red plastic so I can get my finger all the way down to the little button inside.
It's still a bitch to try and hit both buttons at the same time to get to the settings menu though.
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Damn, no easy fix, huh? I guess I'll crack the case open tomorrow and see what I can do. This thing MUST work on Saturday or I'm screwed.
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Damn, no easy fix, huh? I guess I'll crack the case open tomorrow and see what I can do. This thing MUST work on Saturday or I'm screwed.
I've never seen the inside on one of those models. Take a picture.. Probably a worn surface mount button switch. If so get me a pic and I can probably source it for you.

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One of the buttons on mine stopped working a while back too. I just took it apart and sprayed the inside with canned air, especially where the switches are. If I remember right, they have a dust boot or something on top, so you need to get under that. It's been working fine since.
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There are kits available from electronics suppliers for repairing switches in TV and satellite remotes.

Guessing the Triton uses the same kind of switches.

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