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There is no reason that a small amount of vinegar in a bottle would affect carbonation.
Sounds like you may not have got all the vinegar out of the bottles. That would kill the yeast, which is what carbonates the bottles by consuming the priming sugar. You might consider using something other than vinegar as well. I typically use an iodine based sanitizer, such as IO Star.
If there is any vinegar still in the bottles during bottling, you could potentially kill the yeast for conditioning. Your rinse or drying may have not been effective for this batch.
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