You just saved me with this post!! Zillions of thanks!!
Originally Posted by himdo
For those that have the problem with the scroll wheel freaking out or causing the menus to jump around so you can't navigate this might help while removing the spring described at the opening of this thread. On the picture from Matze169's reply, part #1 has 3 small spring arms on it that if you carefully bend them downward so that they put more pressure on the contacts under them it will stiffen the scrollwheel up a little and make it more precise. This helped save my sansa from the hammer treatment.