Introduction

The springs in your flash mechanism may break or become worn out. If this happens, follow these steps to replace them.

Remove the two 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws in these positions on the left side of the camera with a screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws in these positions on the left side of the camera with a screwdriver.

Remove the three 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws in these locations on the bottom of the camera with a screwdriver.
  • Remove the three 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws in these locations on the bottom of the camera with a screwdriver.

Remove the four 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws in these positions on the right side of the camera with a screwdriver.
  • Remove the four 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws in these positions on the right side of the camera with a screwdriver.

Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the left side.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the left side.

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Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the bottom.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the bottom.

Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the left side, then remove the back panel from the camera. Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the left side, then remove the back panel from the camera.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the left side, then remove the back panel from the camera.

Use a plastic opening tool to separate the LCD screen from the camera.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the LCD screen from the camera.

Flip up the black tab holding the LCD ribbon wire in place and remove wire. Flip up the black tab holding the LCD ribbon wire in place and remove wire.
  • Flip up the black tab holding the LCD ribbon wire in place and remove wire.

Remove the 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the top to allow access to the flash mechanism. Remove the 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the top to allow access to the flash mechanism. Remove the 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the top to allow access to the flash mechanism.
  • Remove the 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the top to allow access to the flash mechanism.

Remove the top and use a screwdriver to remove the highlighted 2.7 mm Phillips #1  screws.
  • Remove the top and use a screwdriver to remove the highlighted 2.7 mm Phillips #1 screws.

  • Remove the top cover of the flash.

Remove the pins holding the flash mechanism in place. Tweezers may be required.
  • Remove the pins holding the flash mechanism in place. Tweezers may be required.

Use a pair of tweezers to remove the flash mechanism springs , then replace with the new springs.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the flash mechanism springs , then replace with the new springs.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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