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Carefully unscrew the four (4) screws on the bottom of the camera. Make sure you don't miss the one that's actually in the tripod socket hole.
  • Carefully unscrew the four (4) screws on the bottom of the camera.

  • Make sure you don't miss the one that's actually in the tripod socket hole.

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Open the back door on the camera by pushing down on the door latch.
  • Open the back door on the camera by pushing down on the door latch.

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Apply pressure to the bottom plate and it will pop off.
  • Apply pressure to the bottom plate and it will pop off.

  • From here, you can replace the bottom plate, or continue on to further steps.

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Having opened the camera and removed the bottom plate, unscrew the five screws marked in the picture.
  • Having opened the camera and removed the bottom plate, unscrew the five screws marked in the picture.

  • The screw marked in blue is a tiny bit harder to find because it's in a crevice. Don't miss it!

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Apply pressure until the piece you unscrewed in the last step pops off.
  • Apply pressure until the piece you unscrewed in the last step pops off.

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Unscrew the four screws on the back of this piece to the lower-left corner of the lens.
  • Unscrew the four screws on the back of this piece to the lower-left corner of the lens.

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Removing the lens motor cover, you should be left with these four pieces.
  • Removing the lens motor cover, you should be left with these four pieces.

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Located underneath these four pieces is the lens motor.
  • Located underneath these four pieces is the lens motor.

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Now that you've removed the bottom plate, you can pull apart the front and back covers.
  • Now that you've removed the bottom plate, you can pull apart the front and back covers.

  • Start with the front cover and, by applying pressure (perhaps a lot of pressure), snap off the front cover.

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Next, the back cover.
  • Next, the back cover.

  • Apply pressure to remove the back plate.

  • Be careful of the buttons on the top of the camera falling off, they are small parts and CAN get lost easily.

  • The best way to remove the back is to stick your thumbs on either side of the battery socket and separate from there.

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You should now have removed the front and back plates.
  • You should now have removed the front and back plates.

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Remove the four screws holding on the front panel surrounding the lens.
  • Remove the four screws holding on the front panel surrounding the lens.

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Remove the three gears under the panel you removed in the last step and the lens motor should be able to be removed.
  • Remove the three gears under the panel you removed in the last step and the lens motor should be able to be removed.

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Conclusion

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

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