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I need to replace the battery door on my Nikon 4600. Could you provide me with some instructions (with pictures if possible) to do it by myself? Thanks

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  • robert061304 May 28, 2009

    Hi Samrat;

    I looked at your suggestions but unfortunatelly they didn't help me too much. My Nikon camera is a 4600 model and therefore slightly different from those types you showed me up. Restating my question, could you please help out on how to remove the pin that holds up the battery cover? By solving that out, I think I'll be done with the rest...

    Best regards,

    Roberto

  • robert061304 Jun 03, 2009

    Guys;
    I don't need to buy the spare part, neither to use a homemade solution thus far but I need to know how to replace the battery door on a 4600 Nikon camera. More specific, it'd be great if I could know how to remove the pin involved with this mechanism.
    Thanks in advance,
    Roberto

  • robert061304 Jun 06, 2009

    Just incredible!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I've bought the Repair Manual (althought I thought you'd provide it for free), and it looks amazingly detailed for anyone needed for some more speciallized and complex repair, BUT believe it or not, it doesn't show up any even close related to the battery door replacement.

    Please keep me posted as soon as you can get anything else that help out to complete this job.

    Thanks in advance,

    Roberto

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In order to remove the battery door, you would have to take the camera apart to get the door to come loose and at the same time you get to the pins and other components there are.

Very carefull when taking the camera apart and note what goes where, some flex cables might be a pain to place back in the right slot if you have to take the camera apart so much that you have to start disconnecting those cables.

looked around and heres a service / repair manual if you want
http://cgi.ebay.com.sg/NIKON-COOLPIX-4600-Service-Repair-Manual_W0QQitemZ220367408591QQihZ012QQcategoryZ712QQcmdZViewItem

should have it all documented.

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  • Ekse Jun 06, 2009

    few dollars for detailed service documentation, I would have given it to you free ofcourse If I had a copy. But I'm sorry it didn't include the battery door information.

    I've already contacted for instructions on its install. you will most likely have to take the camera apart as I said earlyer, will get back to you as soon as possible. but you haven't tried installing it yourself? do you have the tools to open up the camera to install the door?


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Hi
chek this site,u may b helpfull
http://nikon-repair.stonepics.com/nikon_battery_door_repair.htm
or chek this site,whch seems interesting,challenging nd creative to replace the battery door
http://my.opera.com/mcduret/blog/2006/12/07/fixing-nikon-coolpix-3100-battery-door
hope these will work for u
all the best
regards

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