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I've got a Vivitar electronic flash for my Vivitar v4000 camera that doesn't come on even if I replace the batteries. What can I do to fix this problem

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If the battery contacts are dirty (like from a leaking battery). I use a q-tip with water first (maybe a little vinigar). Then wipe with sink cleanser or toothpaste (for the abrasive value). Best of luck! ...if really corroded I use a knife.
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