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Battery door won't open when latch is moved

Screen says: "replace batteries"

When I try to open the battery door, the latch slides, but does not releease...

HELP!

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Rog

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@rfsmith48, Roger, while pushing release try press down and wiggling the door a little side to side and then pull up on door. Once open put a little lube on the latch and mechanism. Good luck.

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normally anyone with a lick of sense would have already done all of the above :( I made the comment when I decided to google a solution stating, I see so many of these cameras in the hock shops and thrift stores with broken battery doors, now I know why :( If you do this BS you will end up with yet another camera with a broken door. :( Boo Hiss

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