Batteries corroded on my rare xbox controller, how do i fix/get rid of it?

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  1. Fc203

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  2. mx-01 archon

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    There are chemical cleaners that can take care of that, but it doesn't seem to be particular bad in your case. For light corrosion like that, rubbing them down with a pencil eraser is usually enough to clean up the contacts and restore the circuit.
     
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    Yeah as said above but light sand paper helps if it is bad. You just want batteries to make contact so sanding helps a little but do it lightly and slowly.
     
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    Pencil eraser and a qtip dipped into rubbing alcohol.
     
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  5. Mark

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    Yeah that’s not bad.

    All alkaline batteries will eventually leak so it’s best to take them out of something if you won’t be using for a while.
     
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