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The light won't come on to charge the batteries. Last year we put non rechargable batteries in and the batteries melted and the acid seeped into the unit. Can I fix the unit?

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If you had that much of a problem then you may be dealing with damaged parts from the overload and even damaged ciruitboards from the acid. Yes you could possibly fix it but you are talking about a few hours of playing around and you need the proper equipment ie meters, a scope, and a soldering station. Some of these are simple inside but the better ones can be quite complicated if they monitor things during the charge cycle.

These are not that expensive. Find a sale and replace it. Think of it this way if you paid yourself minimum wage for a couple of hours is that close to what a new one costs?

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