When the batteries in my remotes stop working, I open the remote and roll them around. They will work for a long time yet. I even do it a few times more and they will work again. It sure saves on buying batteries.
By Betty from Fond du Lac, WI
I have also heard that you can "bake" alkaline batteries in the oven at 200 degrees to revive them. I'm not sure how long they should stay in, however.
I do the same with mine - twist them around!
The other thing you can do is, towards the end of their life like it appears they're getting weak, etch the ends of the battery with a nail file or sandpaper. This help them transmit a little longer. I learned this working in an industrial shop. Have fun. :)
Thanks to all for more tips on adding life to dying batteries.
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