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The sprocket in my Minolta Maxxum 7000 will not advance the film trying to load new film. I just put new batteries in the camera, but it has not been used for a while. Any suggestions?

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The battery holders were known for corrosion buildup at the pivot point, your batteries might not be making good contact.

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