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Old 01-29-2013, 08:58 AM
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Originally Posted by alexmish View Post
Water and electronics dont mix... You might get it running now, but over time rust will spread within electrical components and start causing issues all over the place (with a possibility of electrical fire!). So theoretically yes it is possible, practically you need to replace every single electrical component, including insulated ones.

Take it from a person who was involved (directly and indirectly) in post-Sandy recovery efforts...
This....

Once water touches any electrical component it is toast.. corrosion sets in..
Unless all electrical components are completely replaced. You will only temporarily have it working if successful.

Good luck again!
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