Introduction

If your flash will no longer pop up and you have followed the troubleshooting steps you can try replacing the spring by following this guide. This can be a complicated process though, so make sure you have tried other options first.

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  • Use the Phillips PH00 screwdriver to remove all the 0.5mm screws on the side.

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Image 1/2: Remove the other two 0.5mm screws on the bottom with the PH00 screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove the other two 0.5mm screws on the bottom with the PH00 screwdriver.
  • Use the Tri-point Y0 screwdriver to remove the two 0.5mm screws on the horizontal axis.

  • Remove the other two 0.5mm screws on the bottom with the PH00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to pull the rear casing, otherwise you will rip the ribbon cable.
  • Once you unscrew all of the screws, carefully remove the rear casing.

  • Be careful not to pull the rear casing, otherwise you will rip the ribbon cable.

  • Detach the ribbon cable by lifting the tab on the connector.

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  • Open the flash by pushing the button or prying it up with the plastic opener tool

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  • Use a PH00 screwdriver to remove the two 0.5 mm screws located on the top of the flash

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  • Fold the flash pop up back down

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  • Gently remove the plastic cover from the flash pop up.

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  • Use a PH00 screwdriver to unscrew the 0.5m screw located at the center of the flash pop up

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Image 1/1: Pinch and compress the spring to remove it from the camera housing
  • Locate the spring and grasp with the tweezers. Pinch and compress the spring to remove it from the camera housing. Slide the lever that was holding the spring out of the camera housing.

  • Pinch and compress the spring to remove it from the camera housing

  • Slide the lever that was holding the spring out of the camera housing

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Conclusion

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

Lizzie Eller

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(1) Between step 5 & step 7 you should have remove the 2 screws under the flash pop up.

(2) Wish you had a closer view of the spring installation.

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