Introduction

The spring of the camera flash can sometimes wear out and needs to be replaced. This guide shows how to replace the spring within the hinge of the camera flash. Be careful not to strip any screws when disassembling the camera.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the flash.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to strip the screw heads. Image 2/2: Be careful not to strip the screw heads.
  • Using a PH00 screwdriver, remove the two 5.3 mm Phillips screws from the flash casing.

  • Be careful not to strip the screw heads.

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Image 1/3: Then, lift off the top casing of the flash. Image 2/3: Then, lift off the top casing of the flash. Image 3/3: Then, lift off the top casing of the flash.
  • Use a plastic opening tool and carefully pry open the top casing of the flash.

  • Then, lift off the top casing of the flash.

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  • Using a PH00 screwdriver, loosen the 3.3 mm Phillips screw from the spring.

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Image 1/2: Doing this with release the pressure of the spring. Image 2/2: Doing this with release the pressure of the spring.
  • Use a plastic opening tool and carefully pry up the spring arm.

  • Doing this with release the pressure of the spring.

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Image 1/2: The spring can now be removed and replaced. Image 2/2: The spring can now be removed and replaced.
  • Finish removing the screw holding the spring in place.

  • The spring can now be removed and replaced.

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Conclusion

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

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These are great tutorials,

I was looking for one on how to fix the pop up flash not locking down,

It was bought second hand and dropped on the logo,

The front panel needed to be replaced,

Now for the Flash that is constantly up.

Any links? jjryzler@gmail.com

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