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Battery stuck in camera (swollen)- managed to remove but no response at all after replacing with fully charged spare battery

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Dear!
At your home you can use vinegar (citric acid would be better due to chemically more active ) with a cotton swabs. But you must clean out as clean as possible with rubbing alcohol. Because the remaining vinegar will be corrosive. Again You can sometime clean out with rubbing alcohol again and again the rest of the vinegar.
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Posted on Mar 31, 2015

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Please also clean the battery contacts in the camera. Try this with a dry cloth or cotton swabs. When the oxide is difficult to remove, use a little electric contact oil, but make sure you remove it complete, because these oils work coisive in th long run.

Posted on Mar 29, 2015

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  • Anneliese Simpson
    Anneliese Simpson Mar 29, 2015

    Contact oil? WD40? Will that do it?

  • Harrie Mar 29, 2015

    To see what I mean, put this in Google and press images.https://www.google.nl/search?q=contact+s...

  • Anneliese Simpson
    Anneliese Simpson Mar 29, 2015

    Thank you. :) WD40 is there.

  • Harrie Mar 29, 2015

    Let us know if it works. I'm a bit curious from nature.

  • Harrie Mar 29, 2015

    by nature. It is always difficult when you try to communicate in a different language than the one your motor learned you.

  • Harrie Mar 29, 2015

    Mother.

  • Anneliese Simpson
    Anneliese Simpson Mar 29, 2015

    You're perfectly understandable. I wouldn't be. :)

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    Anneliese Simpson Mar 30, 2015

    Didn't work, I'm afraid. :( It's dead.

  • Harrie Mar 30, 2015

    You cant see what is coroded inside, nor what the presure from the swolen battery did. Sorry

  • Anneliese Simpson
    Anneliese Simpson Mar 30, 2015

    Thank you for trying to help. :-D

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