Introduction

Most of the time the reason for the lens flap not opening or closing is because there is dirt and debris caught in the mechanism. The repair guide will show how to clean out the debris and offer other possible solutions for repair.

Tools

Parts

No parts required.

Pull back the lens shutters manually if necessary.
  • Pull back the lens shutters manually if necessary.

    • NOTE: A can of compressed air can be found in almost any store

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Blow the area inside the flaps and around them with the can of compressed air. NOTE: A can of compressed air can be found in almost any store
  • Blow the area inside the flaps and around them with the can of compressed air.

    • NOTE: A can of compressed air can be found in almost any store

    • If the flaps don't immediately work, continue to attempt to blow the debris out while periodically checking to see if the problem is fixed

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Conclusion

After following this guide, the lens flaps should open and close freely as necessary.

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