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Replaced three batteries in polder kitchen scale, now it just flashes light. Can't turn on or off and no digital readings

I replaced the three triple a batteries and now all the scale does is have a flashing light that cannot be turned off. The scale no longer works. When I put the original batteries back in for a test, it does the same thing, flashes light only. No on or off, no digital readout. Seems it cannot handle having the batteries taken out just once.

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    Brett Saffell Jan 12, 2014

    I had the exact same issue.

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Be sure all 3 batteries are fresh and also be sure they are in correctly .positive+ and negative- , to proper placement in machine. Typically the spring contact points go on the flat -end of battery and the + nipple end of battery goes on the solid or button contact on the machine. Spring end contact points on machine may be an actual spring or a raised metal piece either way they are the end that flexes and holds the battery tight against both contact points. Sometimes the spring must be carefully pulled to make it give more holding pressure. Good luck and I always say Google it!

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