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Introduction

The image capture button can break or become stuck. This guide details how to replace the image capture button and the surrounding plastic housing on the Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS camera.

  1. Use a Phillips #00 driver to remove the four 2.0 mm Phillips screws on the camera housing. There are two screws on either side.
    • Use a Phillips #00 driver to remove the four 2.0 mm Phillips screws on the camera housing.

    • There are two screws on either side.

  2. Use a Phillips #1 driver to remove the one 4.0 mm Phillips screw located on the bottom of the camera.
    • Use a Phillips #1 driver to remove the one 4.0 mm Phillips screw located on the bottom of the camera.

  3. Remove the face housing from the body of the camera.
    • Remove the face housing from the body of the camera.

  4. Turn the camera over and remove the rear housing.
    • Turn the camera over and remove the rear housing.

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  6. Remove the button panel if it did not fall out on its own.
    • Remove the button panel if it did not fall out on its own.

  7. Use a Phillips #0 driver to remove the one 3.0 mm Phillips copper screw from the top of the camera.
    • Use a Phillips #0 driver to remove the one 3.0 mm Phillips copper screw from the top of the camera.

    • This screw is only visible after the front and rear panels have been removed.

  8. Use a Phillips #0 driver to remove the one 3.0 mm Phillips silver screw from the rear face of the camera.
    • Use a Phillips #0 driver to remove the one 3.0 mm Phillips silver screw from the rear face of the camera.

  9. Use a plastic spudger to lift the golden film off of the microchip on the front face of the camera, exposing a screw.
    • Use a plastic spudger to lift the golden film off of the microchip on the front face of the camera, exposing a screw.

  10. Use a Phillips #0 driver to remove the one 3.0 mm Phillips screw.
    • Use a Phillips #0 driver to remove the one 3.0 mm Phillips screw.

  11. Use a metal spudger to carefully pry the small black tab away from the connector that secures one end of the golden film. When fully released, the small black tab will stand up straight from the face of the camera and the golden film will no longer be secured.
    • Use a metal spudger to carefully pry the small black tab away from the connector that secures one end of the golden film.

    • When fully released, the small black tab will stand up straight from the face of the camera and the golden film will no longer be secured.

  12. Carefully insert a metal spudger under the two clusters of wires that are plugged into the small chip on the face of the camera.
    • Carefully insert a metal spudger under the two clusters of wires that are plugged into the small chip on the face of the camera.

    • One cluster of wires is red, the other cluster is black.

    • Pull the wires parallel to the face of the camera to disconnect them from the small chip.

  13. The image capture button housing can now be removed from the body of the camera and replaced.
    • The image capture button housing can now be removed from the body of the camera and replaced.

Conclusion

Follow these instructions in reverse order to reassemble the device.

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