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Flash will not power on

Hi, I have a Canon Speedlite 430EX TTL that I thought I lost on a trip. I found it in my closet last week after being stored for about 1 year... :) I went to power on the flash and it will not work.

I had rechargeable batteries stored in the flash but it doesn't appeared that they leaked at all.

I purchased new rechargeable batteries just in case the old one's were no longer good but it still will not power on.

There appears to be a little substance on the metal connector within the battery housing but very very little.

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YOU NEED TO REPLACE THE CONTACTS ORT USE SOME AMONIA AND WATER TO REMOVE THE CORROSION.

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