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Minor battery corrosion caused flash to stop working because it will not power up.

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Use Naptha or a solvent such as lighter fluid to remove the corrosion. Apply this liquid on a Q Tip to apply. You may have to leave the qtip on the terminal for a few minutes to let it soak in good to loosen up. After the corrosion is gone the terminals will look like untreated steel so wipe clean with alcohol with a Q Tip too.If the flash still does not work the corrosion has worked its way into the wiring leading to these terminals. Replace the wires if possible if the solvent can not penatrate enough to operate the flash

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