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Vivitar 7340 won't turn on even with new batteries

Sometimes my Vivitar won't turn on unless I shake it or gently nudge it, and I've changed the batteries several times, although I don't take a lot of pix, this is an intermittent problem but it is frustrating. any help much appreciated. Thanks, kelly

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Could be a loose circuit board connection, could be bad contacts in the battery compartment. Your only hope is to try to clean the battery contacts with alcohol and a q-tip. Sometimes a baking soda solution works better for cleaning, but does not dry like alcohol. Try not to get liquids in the camera.

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