AK! my XA2 is stuck!

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  1. darinwc

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    AK! my XA2 is stuck! -answered!

    I just picked up a xa2, everything was working.
    However I brought it home and moved the lever to 'battery check' and now its just frozen.

    Any advice?>
     
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  2. Anscojohn

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    Do you mean the battery check lever is frozen? If you can move the lever, and nothing happens; check the battery and be sure to clean the battery contacts with a pencil eraser.
     
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    Make sure to take the batteries out, clean the little cap that screws the batteries in. Some times those little batteries will leak and make a little layer of film on the cap itself and won't allow for a good contact. Sometimes it takes more than an eraser to get it clean enough. Good luck.

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  4. darinwc

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    Ah-ha! I cleaned the contacts and replaced the batteries, as suggested.
    Works great!
    THANKS!