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Random "mode flipping"

At random times while using the camera, the setting of the camera will randomly "flip" as if I was rotating the mode dial. On a number of occasions, the camera has settled on "play" mode and has to be turned off before it will be able to take pictures again. I have a 1 gig compact flash, but no memory stick. Is there anything I can do to try and fix this. The camera is more than a few years old and is owned by the DOC in Arizona.

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  • ADC Post Jun 06, 2008

    One drop where? Through top of dial, between dial and indicator or through side of dial near the bottom? Also, what will this do. The dial already moves smoothly. Thank you

  • mspetter Jun 14, 2008

    Help! I have the same problem. My camera was in and out of repairs for the past six months. Nothing was fixed.

  • johnnymack12 Jul 24, 2008

    I have the same problem with my 4 year old F828. Did the wd-40 trick work? If so where did u place the lubricant, and did you have to disassemble any pieces?

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2009

    where do i place the lubricant and do i have to dissemble it?



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Mode dial has connection problem in built-in switch. try to use W-40 lubricant 1 drop.

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