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Introduction

In this guide we will take you through replacing a Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb.

If the flash is not working on your camera, then the flash bulb should be replaced.

Step 30 requires you to unsolder red and black wires. You can use this guide on how to solder and desolder connections.

After you replace it with a new flash bulb, follow these steps in reverse order to reassemble.

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  1. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement, Battery: étape 1, image 1 de 1
    • 'Click' the battery door over to the side.

  2. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 2, image 1 de 1
    • Open the battery door. Inside is the memory card and the battery.

    • Click over the orange tab and take out the battery.

    • Close the battery lid by pushing it down and sliding it back.

  3. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement, LCD Screen: étape 3, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the four screws located on bottom of camera. (.086in screws)

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    • Remove the two screws, then remove the panel. (.113in screws)

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    • Remove panel on right side (front view) by removing these two screws. (.196in screws)

    • Remove single screw set underneath panel. (0.083in screw)

  6. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 6, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the two screws attaching the back panel to the body on the left side. (.188in screws)

  7. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 7, image 1 de 1
    • Gently pull off back cover

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    • Then remove the three screws on the A/V Out tab (left side). (.188in screws)

    • Remove tab.

  9. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 9, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the two screws attaching the front panel to the body on the left side. (.18in screws)

  10. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 10, image 1 de 1
    • Flip up front panel.

    • There should be wires still attaching the panel to body. DO NOT TRY TO PULL OFF COMPLETELY

  11. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 11, image 1 de 1
    • Remove three screws as shown. (Right screw:0.084in, Left screw:0.088in, Middle screw:0.114in)

  12. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 12, image 1 de 1
    • Carefully pull orange LCD connector up and out of the port.

    • Be careful to pull vertically while pushing the black tab upwards

  13. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 13, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the screw below the LCD (.124in)

  14. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 14, image 1 de 1
    • Carefully pull out the plug connecting the LCD to the motherboard.

  15. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 15, image 1 de 1
    • You can now remove the LCD from the camera body.

    • Insert new LCD and reassemble using the steps in reverse order.

  16. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement, Motherboard: étape 16, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the screw to the right of the flash.

    • Remove the screw to the right of the microphone on the bottom. (0.124in)

  17. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 17, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the two screws on the right side of the camera. (0.115 in screws)

  18. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 18, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the four bottom screws. (0.116(fat head)-center screw, 0.112(skinny head)-other screws)

  19. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 19, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the 7 screws from the back of the camera. (0.111 in screws)

  20. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 20, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the plug that connects the lens to the left side of the motherboard by firmly grasping the base of the plug and pulling gently sideways away from the camera.

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    • Remove the right panel.

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    • Remove the screw from the top of the camera. (0.112 in screws)

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    • Remove the three screws from the motherboard. (0.112 in screws)

    • Detach the orange tab with the foam on top. It will click out of place.

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    • Remove the motherboard by pulling it up, out of the port.

  25. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 25, image 1 de 1
    • Carefully remove the tab that connects the flash to the motherboard from the port by gently pulling connector to the right, out of its port.

  26. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 26, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the motherboard from camera body.

    • Replace with a new motherboard and follow the steps in reverse order to reassemble.

  27. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement, Lens: étape 27, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the orange plug by carefully pulling it out. It snaps in and out of place.

  28. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement: étape 28, image 1 de 1
    • Remove flash unit from it's place in the camera.

    • The flash unit is still attached to the camera.

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    • Remove the lens from the camera.

  30. Nikon Coolpix P4 Flash Bulb Replacement, Flash Bulb: étape 30, image 1 de 1
    • Remove the tab connecting the flash to the motherboard by gently pulling the connector sideways out of its port, away from flash unit.

    • Unsolder red and black wires.

    • Remove the flash unit.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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