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Does anyone have any good ideas on how to clean out the sockets for marker lights?

I could let them soak in water for awhile, I guess.

What do you think about using muratic acid to clean up corrosion, followed by a good rinse, then some dielectric grease?

Thanks!
 

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I used a round wire brush from my plumbing tool box, it worked great.
 

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I used steel wool, fine stuff. it will form to the shape of the socket and it clean beautifully.
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Someone told me this trick the other day: a drill bit wrapped in steel wool.

The marker light socket is relatively big, so a plumbers wire brush, or a battery brush, will work great.
 

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I should have added...make sure to clean out all particles of the steel wool after cleaning, use air is blow out the fine pieces or they can short out your lights.When you blow out the particles wear glasses.One piece of that stuff can give you serious eye problems.
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I've also used fine grades (cannot recall exact grade #) of black wet-dry sandpaper laying around.
 

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Find someone with a sandblasting cabinet who has glass bead in it. Then when you install the bulbs use some electrical grease to prevent the corrosion. You can get the grease at any auto parts store.
Dave
 
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