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battery cover blocked

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politi Calculating status...
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Nov 17, 2012 8:24 AM

My Magic Trackpad is out of service. It seems that batteries are exhausted. But I'm unable to open the compartment because the cover stays blocked.

My guess is it is blocked due to a leakage of batteries (white and solid snow outside around the cover and the rubber pod on the backside).

Any help welcome to fix this,

Regards,

Paul

Magic Trackpad, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • Kenneth E Calculating status...
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    Nov 18, 2012 4:48 PM (in response to politi)

    All battery manufacturers warranty the batteries from leakage and the damage if causes. Look at the website for whoever made them and contact customer support. They will usually replace or repair the device so long as you send it to them.

  • Keyfox11 Calculating status...
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    Nov 20, 2012 1:41 PM (in response to politi)

    If you are able to un-screw the cover with a little force, use some white vinegar and a cotton swab to clean off any corrosion that might be left on the device. Be cautious as alkaline corrosion can burn your skin. Allow to dry thouroughly before re-use.

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