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Mini Maglite not working

My Maglite isn't turning on, even though I've put in new batteries. At first I thought I might have just put the batteries in wrong, but after trying it every way, this doesn't seem to be the case. (It's plus-first, isn't it??) I've used this flashlight for several years, and Maglites in general for even longer, but I've never been disappointed until now. What could be wrong with it, or is it just me?? Has the lightbulb *actually* gone out?

Research, Knowledge and Information :


Maglite - Official Site


Everyone has their own reason for choosing a MAGLITE® flashlight. Maybe your dad kept one in the truck, or you know someone who carried one on the force. It could be ...
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5 Troubleshooting Tips for Maglites | eBay


Maglite creates some of the most powerful and reliable flashlights on the market. In the rare instance that your Maglite flashlight does not work as expected, you may ...

Maglite FAQ at FlashlightSales.com - Why won't my Mini ...


There are several reasons that will cause the Mini Maglite flashlight not to ...
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Sennheiser Remote Control Batteries - Maglite


Anatomy of the Maglite Mini Mag 2AA Flashlight Switch - www ... But if the contacts are no placed back into the switch correctly, the Mini MagLite will not work.
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Support - Maglite


If your MagLite ever has a problem that's covered by our warranty, you can send it back to us, or take to a warranty service center near you.
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Mini Maglite + DO NOT REMOVE - CandlePowerForums


... I was putting in the krypton bulb replacement in my mini mag ... is the main cause of MiniMags not working after fooling ... Mini Maglite + DO NOT ...
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How to Fix a Maglite | Hunker


How to Fix a Maglite By Grant D. McKenzie ... If it still does not work, the problem may be in the switch. If this is the case, ...
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Mini Maglite LED Hack: 7 Steps - Instructables.com


Intro: Mini Maglite LED Hack. I recently found a Mini Maglite flashlight in one of my dad's desk drawers. ... they did not work either, ...
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Suggested Questions And Answer :


Mini Maglite LED not staying on


I found this site because I too have a pile of these with that problem. I have had maglites since the time when they weren't available to the general public and have always liked them. These new LED lights are great for the light/size ratio and I was very sorry to see this product perform so poorly. After reading the comments here I went to the Maglite site and found some troubleshooting tips. Believe it or not I fixed the one in my hand and can't wait to go fix the others. They really need to spell out on the package how the LED unit works when the batteries get low. Apparantly when they do get low the unit won't dim, it will completely shut off. You turn it off and then back on again and it flashes on but then stays off. According to the troubleshooting there is a bit of electonics in this unit that will shut the unit off if the battery voltage falls below a certain threshold. This appears exactly like a poor contact problem. I thought I had try battery replacement on some of my units in the past. The toubleshooting section does also cover other possible issues and shows how to try to fix them - not a bad document. Here is the link - good luck - I hope they stay in business. I think they need to address this issue somehow or else they will silently loose their market share. http://www.maglite.com/pdf/CustServ/Mini%20Maglite%20LED%20FAQ5222007805552.pdf
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I have an AA Mini Maglite and it quit working. I replaced the two batteries and lamp and still does not work. Any suggestions?


I have several of these flashlights and experienced the same problem. Here's my solution: take off the light end and you will see a black base where the bulb is inserted into. The black base rotates. If all else is functional (batteries, bulbs, etc.), when you rotate this black base, the light should come on. Moving the base back and forth several times seems to help also (it seems there must be some kind of contact problem). All that's left is replacing the light end.
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My AA Mini Maglite needed a new bulb, and I am upgrading with a 3 white LEDs and a tail cap switch ... but now nothing I try can get the torch to work. Can you possibly, help, please?


You've introduced two variables to your flashlight, and each needs to be tested independently. It's possible that one--or both--isn't working properly. It's equally possible that one or both of these replacement parts isn't perfectly meshing with the conductive areas of the maglite body, meaning that they're not completing the basic circuit needed to power the light. The best way to test your tailcap switch is either to try it with another maglite or test its continuity with a multi-tester. With the tester, you should be able to toggle between readings of infinite resistance (switch off, no circuit) and little or no resistance (switch turned on). If you're stuck at infinite resistance, there's a problem with the switch. You could test the LED insert by using test clips to touch power to the module to see whether it will light up. My guess is that the components are probably good, but that somewhere along the line, there's a break in the basic circuit. My leading suspect would be the connection from the LED module to the negative (flashlight body) side. It could be that the module is slightly out of round and it's simply not making contact. It could be that the finish of the maglite is acting as an insulator. However, I would recommend deferring this analysis until you've confirmed that each component works fine. Good luck!
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HOW TO REMOVE CORRODED AAA BATTERY FROM MINI MAGLITE?


Try some baking soda with a few drops of water, it should loosen it up.
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2AA LED Maglite not working


The Led are most likely not burned out they last 10,000 hours or more. Sounds more like defect.
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Where do I send my Maglite for repair? - Mag Instrument AAA Mini Maglite Flashlight, Black #M3A016


Hello the warranty details and the address are here Albert. Good choice in flashlights, but you may wish to look at LED units. The technology has moved on, and Cree LEDs are incredibly bright for the size. Some comapnies make LED modules for Maglight. I have one. http://www.maglite.com/repaircenters.asp Repair Centers Mag Instrument Inc Manufacturer of the Maglite Flashlight
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1 1= 2 - Mag Instrument AAA Mini Maglite Flashlight, Black #M3A016


+ The missing operand is plus.
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My Mini mag AA worked until I took it apart to install an LED kit


Start with a new mini-mag and put the upgrade in it. It will save you the frustration, especially not knowing for sure whether their is a missing part or not. Plus it will save the hassle. GGBMDB
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