Introduction

Use this guide to replace the front casing of your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX01.

Parts

No parts required.

Locate the memory card and battery card latch on the bottom of the camera.
  • Locate the memory card and battery card latch on the bottom of the camera.

  • Slide the latch to the open position.

Open the battery latch, and slide the battery release lever to the right.
  • Open the battery latch, and slide the battery release lever to the right.

Remove the battery from the camera.
  • Remove the battery from the camera.

Using a size #00 Phillips screwdriver, remove the three 4.58 mm screws on the bottom of the camera.
  • Using a size #00 Phillips screwdriver, remove the three 4.58 mm screws on the bottom of the camera.

  • Use this screwdriver for all screws in the device.

Remove the 3.15 mm screw on the left side of the camera.
  • Remove the 3.15 mm screw on the left side of the camera.

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Remove the left side casing. Remove the left side casing.
  • Remove the left side casing.

Remove the two 3.15 mm screws on the right side of the camera.
  • Remove the two 3.15 mm screws on the right side of the camera.

Remove the bottom right panel.
  • Remove the bottom right panel.

Gently remove the back casing. Start at the bottom and carefully pry towards the top to get this piece free.
  • Gently remove the back casing.

  • Start at the bottom and carefully pry towards the top to get this piece free.

Gently lift up the LCD screen.
  • Gently lift up the LCD screen.

  • Using a plastic prying tool, flip up the latch that holds the thin ribbon in place.

  • It should fall out on its own or with a gentle tug.

Gently tug the thicker ribbon to remove it from its housing.
  • Gently tug the thicker ribbon to remove it from its housing.

Remove the two black 5.35 mm screws that hold in the front faceplate. There may be a third screw the the right of the lens assembly.
  • Remove the two black 5.35 mm screws that hold in the front faceplate.

  • There may be a third screw the the right of the lens assembly.

Carefully remove the upper assembly, which houses the buttons and the flash battery. Carefully remove the upper assembly, which houses the buttons and the flash battery. Carefully remove the upper assembly, which houses the buttons and the flash battery.
  • Carefully remove the upper assembly, which houses the buttons and the flash battery.

Carefully remove the front casing after verifying that the thin plastic around the lens is not still attached.
  • Carefully remove the front casing after verifying that the thin plastic around the lens is not still attached.

Conclusion

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

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