Tools

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Carefully unscrew the four (4) screws on the bottom of the camera.
    • 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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  2. 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

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    • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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