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Old 04-16-2007, 07:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 8700C that got water damaged.. after cleaning it and now it works all fine but the Bat does not recharge. so i got a new bat it work fine it charged the phone when the phone was on. the phone died and turned off now I cant get it to turn on with the old or new Batteries.
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sounds to me like all the liquid was not dry before putting in new battery and charging and that may have caused a short in the bb and maybe fried it.

how long did you let BB dry?
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Ditto EZRunner, and to confirm. I had water damage once on my unit and after hours of drying out, I replaced the battery and it worked for several hours. However, by the next morning it was dead and completely unusable. I should have waited days!
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sounds to me like all the liquid was not dry before putting in new battery and charging and that may have caused a short in the bb and maybe fried it.

how long did you let BB dry?
One week opened on my desk
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thats typically long enough but there is no exact amout of time. was it in a fairly warm area?
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thats typically long enough but there is no exact amout of time. was it in a fairly warm area?
yes I was about 25C.
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