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Introduction

If you get some CHA - errors on your Camera, it is likely time to replace the CF slot. The part number of the Nikon D70 CF slot is 1F998-181.

  1. Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement, Rear Cover Assembly: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 4.8 mm Phillips screws securing the battery side of the rear cover to the D70.

  2. Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 4.8 mm Phillips screws securing the port side of the rear cover to the D70.

  3. Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Use your fingernail to flip up the ZIF locking flap on the LCD ribbon cable socket.

    • Be sure you are opening the locking tab, not pulling against the socket mounted to the board.

    • Pull the LCD board ribbon cable out of its socket.

  4. Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Carefully pull the sides of the rear cover away from the body of the D70.

  5. Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Pull the rear cover off the body of the D70, minding the LCD board ribbon cable that may get caught.

    • At this point, the capacitor is visible and its exposed contacts are boxed in red in the second picture. Even though they are recessed, be careful not to touch the contacts to avoid shocking yourself.

  6. Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement, D70 CF card slot replacement: step 6, image 1 of 2 Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement, D70 CF card slot replacement: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two Phillips screws securing the holder of the CF Card Slot.

  7. Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Peel of the Foil securing the Flexcable.

  8. Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Use Tweezers to open the locking on the ribbon cable socket.

  9. Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Pull the ribbon cable out of its socket.

  10. Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 2 Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • Carefully fold the Pull the ribbon cable towards the CF Slot

  11. Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Pull the Slot out of the body.

  12. Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 2 Nikon D70 CF Slot Replacement: step 12, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two Phillips screws to separate the Holder from the Slot.

Conclusion

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

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5 Comments

Mine has a pin broken off. Where do I get a replacement?

Don Wirth - Reply

Hello,

Thanks to your help, I was able to replace it easily.

Many Thanks from France

Yan Elie - Reply

How do i change out the board with the pins…… second hand cam someone bent alot of pins

intimadationrc - Reply

I can order board or can i order the whole cf ?

intimadationrc -

You can find them on ebay real easy. both full assemblies and just the board with the pins

Steve Ancona -

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