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Clean Green Corrosion/leakage From Batteries

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Dumbelle5 | 21:44 Thu 10th Jan 2019 | Home & Garden
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I have an old Walkman and in the battery compartment on the contact there is green corrosion ?? If that is the correct term. How do I remove it. Would acetone help. I don't want to damage the contact. Thanks in advance for any advice.

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It'll be copper oxide, a few methods of removing it on this link.
https://www.doityourself.com/stry/how-to-clean-off-copper-buildup
Gently rub the connections with some fine steel wool. Be careful not to get any in the works.
I had similar problem with some Christmas decorations, sorted it by carefully scraping terminal with my penknife.
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Thanks for taking the time to reply. Have not yet attempted the cleaning. When I do will use something from all the replies. "A bit of this and a bit of that".

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