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Flashlight I have a coleman flashlight its called a job pro and the head swilvels to a 90 degree and moisture had gotten into it and rusted the end spring and I like it but is it worth fixing and is there any warranty on by any chance Mr Ed

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You will not find a warranty on this item that covers you problem. These flashlights are not expensive ($5-10). If you want to fix it yourself do this:

Wear rubber gloves and remove any residue using a paper towel. Scrape off any hardened material with the end of a screwdriver. Now, clean the spring with one of those disposable nail files, sand paper, or a wire brush. After it's clean you can coat the spring in some Vaseline petrol jelly. Next time, take out the batteries when not in use to prevent this from happening again.

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Marcia Boal... hello,

If our battery has corroded it may be impossible to get the end (opposite the light) cap to come off. The light is designed to be moisture resistant... Likewise even penetrating oil cannot get in...

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