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Broken Battery Door

Two small pieces of plastic have broken off of my battery door. One seems to be used to depress a switch that tells the camera that the door is closed properly, and the other is simply a tab that keeps the door from springing open. The camera won't turn on without the door closed, but if I stick a pin into the hole that the first piece of plastic used to fit into, the camera turns on and seems to work fine. Is there any way that I can get a replacement door, or otherwise solve the problem?

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I would think a call to Fuji would be in order: 800-755-3854

They should be able to sell you a new battery cover

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

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