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Nikon 1 AW 1 Internal Body Seal Replacement

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  1. Nikon 1 AW 1 Internal Body Seal Replacement, Buttons: step 1, image 1 of 3 Nikon 1 AW 1 Internal Body Seal Replacement, Buttons: step 1, image 2 of 3 Nikon 1 AW 1 Internal Body Seal Replacement, Buttons: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Using the Phillips PH00 screwdriver, remove the six 4.0mm screws marked in red. Then remove the panel cover by lightly pulling it off.

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    • Using the Phillips PH00 screwdriver, remove the four 5.5mm screws in the red circles. Then use a plastic opening tool to pry off the tripod socket.

    • Remove the metal plate to have access to the 4.9mm screw under the orange circle, use the Phillips PH00 screwdriver to remove it.

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    • Using a T4 head screwdriver remove the three 5.4mm screws marked with the red circles.

    • Use a 1/4" flathead screwdriver or a flat head tool to release the grip attachment screw.

    • Remove the camera strap eyelet.

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    • Remove the grip attachment screw.

    • Use a Phillips PH00 to remove the two 2.4mm screws on the grip attachment slot, then remove the slot.

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    • Use a T4 screwdriver to remove the three 5.4mm screw marked with the red circles and the eyelet strap.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the front camera cover off.

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    • Use a Phillips PH00 to unscrew the two 3.5mm screws in red.

    • Press the flash pop-up button in the orange rectangle to be able to remove top cover of the camera.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to lift off the top panel.

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    • If you needed to replace any buttons, you may now do so by pulling them off.

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    • Use a Phillips PH00 screwdriver to remove the 3.8mm screw in red.

    • Use a Phillips PH00 screwdriver to remove the 4.9mm screw in orange.

    • Use a Torx T4 screwdriver to remove the four 5.5mm screws in yellow.

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    • Separate rear panel from the camera main body, starting from the HDMI and USB connector side. Do NOT pull the rear panel completely off of the camera yet.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry out the connector marked in red.

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    • Use the plastic opening tool to pull out the old seal from the groove in the rear panel.

    • If you needed to replace the seal, you may now do so.

Conclusion

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

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