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Adapter ring cover problem

Removed the adapter ring cover in order to mount an adapter tube and wide-angle lens. I'm finished with the wide-angle so I removed the adapter tube and attempted to re-install the adapter ring cover. It will not lock into place despite anything I try. Has anyone out there got a solution to this problem other than taking it to a repair shop? Thanks.

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Maybe the adapter ring release button is stuck after you pushed it in to release the cover. Try giving it a good flicking until you are sure it has popped out.

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