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I own a Maglite Single Led 3 AA Batteries .The innermost battery leaked and it is stuck to the barrel. I need to remove the bulb/led assembly to tap the battery either way. My question is : How do I remove the bulb/led assemby from the barrel. Thanks

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Some flashlights (especially led types) are not made to be disassembled, since the led's would nomally not need replacing within one's lifetime (they will last for decades or longer without burning out or going bad, due to their construction). The best thing you can try is to spray some WD-40 to loosen the solidified chemicals, and allow the battery to be shaken out. That's the only solution I know of, since trying to disassemble the lens assembly will result in destroying the lens assembly, from my experience.
I know this isn't the answer you're looking for, but it's the only solution I've found, and hope it helps.

Posted on Apr 10, 2011

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