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Flash stopped working

One day I tried to take a picture but was unable to because the flash had malfunctioned. The flash never charges, and since I have it set not to take a picture while the flash is charging, nothing happens. I emailed Pentax and they think my flash shorted. I was wondering if there is anything I can do to fix this?

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No DIY fix for this. It will have to go back to Pentax or their agent. The likely cost of doing this could be well on the way to the price of a new camera.

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