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My Minolta 7000 camera's rewind switch won't budge.

Yeah. I know you're supposed to press the R button and push it to the left, but it isn't budging. I made sure it's on and I tried fresh batteries. Didn't work. Is it broken? How can I fix it?

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I have seen this on several of these, a small bit of plastic breaks off on the top cover and jams the rewind switch assembly.

To repair this you would have to take the top cover off and then remove the rewind swtich assembly from the top cover remove the bit of plastic and hey presto. You will find after removing the bit of plastic you will have to hold the lever to keep the camera rewinding, the lever will no longer stay in place as it used to (the bit of plastic held it in place)

Post back re Palmyman if you want to attempt this

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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