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Nikon D40 Flash Pin Replacement

What you need

  1. Nikon D40 Flash Pin Replacement, Flash Pin: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Turn off the camera and remove the battery.

  2. Nikon D40 Flash Pin Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Pry the flash open using the plastic opening tool.

  3. Nikon D40 Flash Pin Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two Phillips #0 3.0 mm screws from the front of the flash compartment using the small Phillips Head screwdriver.

  4. Nikon D40 Flash Pin Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Nikon D40 Flash Pin Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Pry off the back plastic of the flash compartment using the plastic opening tool.

    • When it is time to reassemble the flash module, a certain amount of force and precise alignment will be required.

  5. Nikon D40 Flash Pin Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Nikon D40 Flash Pin Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • On the left of the camera you will see a metal spring.

    • Unscrew the Phillips #0 3.0 mm screw holding the spring in place, using the small Phillips Head screwdriver.

  6. Nikon D40 Flash Pin Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove metal spring and replace with new spring.

Conclusion

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

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