Nikon sent film door replacement you know for the stickly problem free of charge.There were no instructions so, I only see one screw on hinge when door is open. I removed the screw and saw no way to remove door. So whats the trick I'm missing? Hope you can help Thanks for the time.
When you say "for the stickly problem" what do you mean? The "sticky" problem, perhaps? Please explain.
The film door on my Nikon N90 has begun deterioating (melting) and I wonder if that's why Nikon replaced your film door for you.
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I don't know this model but you can try this.Drop the film canister in and pull the film strip out and place on the film advance sprocket.Rotate the sprocket by hand/thumb until film is seated (1 turn). If the auto feed is working you will be OK. 2 other things ,1 of course load film in dark area, 2 check the batteries on the camera first, if they are week your film advance wont work ,Good Luck.
Since you managed to close the back of the camera and shoot, you've placed the actual canister into the camera correctly.
What happened is there are a series of pegs on the left side of the camera, or sometimes just a red indication line, that the film must be placed onto. If you don't lay the film onto this, the camera won't pull the film out of the canister when you shoot, but it will rewind it back into the canister correctly when it thinks you are out of shots. This will result in a blank roll of film.
It means "Film remains in the camera after film rewind complete."
If this is happening after shooting, the remedy is simple: open the camera and remove the film. If this is happening right after loading the film, then you've got a more serious problem: the camera is rewinding the film upon loading.
Press the R1 and R2 release buttons. Pull up on winder handle until the back of the camera opens. Continue the pressure on winder handle until you have removed the film canister. Insert new film canister. Pull leader across winder assembly. Close camera back. Press exposure button. Press winder handle in towards camera b
It could be that your camera doesn't know it's rewound the film already. With the camera turned on, push and hold BOTH manual rewind buttons simultaneously - one near the release button ( +/- ) and the other toward the front of the camera at the lens release button. Try the release button again.
bottom of camera open battery cover with a pen point, insert one AA battery close cover.
film door is opened with pen point left side of film door. load film & bring film leader to take up spool, close film door. rotate advance to # 1 counter on bottom.
turn camera on with sliding switch on front of camera, this opens lens cover and turns on flash .( if wanted ) second click.
at end of film roll pull rewind lever up and rotate clock-wise to rewind film.
open film door and remove film.
remember to turn camera off when not using.