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Battery compartment cover doesn't close properly

This results in the battery not being pushed into the compartment far enough to engage, which means no battery backup. Pushing on the compartment cover engages the battery, but who's got the time to sit there pushing that thing in all the time in case of power failure?

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Re: battery compartment cover doesn't close properly

I had the same problem with my wife's vibrator. I was taking business trips almost every week for 6 months. She was going through those D batteries so much that we were buying them in bulk from Costco. Anyway - from constantly changing the batteries we weakened the spring-lock mechanism on the screw-top. Being her favorite toy, I so didnt want to disappoint her. It had such sentimental value as we purchased this on our 1st date at the local flea market as a gag. It appeared almost-new so what the heck. Anyway - try rubbing the connectors with a little tin foil from time to time to keep them clean. Every once in awhile some baby oil leaks into the chamber and causes it to short-out. Any suggestions on that?

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Re: battery compartment cover doesn't close properly

Hi first of all why isnt the cover closing? check for correct size of battary (its on the unit, maybe inside the compartment : A, AA ,D.....) check inside the compartment if there is anything that disturbes if its just the little tongue of a lock that is broken then you can take a strong tape and just shove the battries in and put the tape on good luck

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