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Introduction

This guide will help to you access your viewfinder in your Nikon D40 and replace the viewfinder.

Pièces

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  1. Remove the two visible 6.0 mm Philips #0 screws on the left and right sides of the viewfinder. These screws are highlighted in red.
    • Remove the two visible 6.0 mm Philips #0 screws on the left and right sides of the viewfinder. These screws are highlighted in red.

  2. Remove the four 6.0 mm Philips #0 screws on the left and right sides of the camera. Remove the four 6.0 mm Philips #0 screws on the left and right sides of the camera.
    • Remove the four 6.0 mm Philips #0 screws on the left and right sides of the camera.

  3. Remove the four highlighted 3.0 mm Philips #0 screws on the bottom of the camera.
    • Remove the four highlighted 3.0 mm Philips #0 screws on the bottom of the camera.

  4. While pulling the bottom down, remove the back of the camera.
    • While pulling the bottom down, remove the back of the camera.

    • Be careful not to pull too hard on the back as it is connected via a ribbon cable. Be sure to disconnect this cable on the main board.

    • To disconnect the ribbon cable pull the small black tab upward and pull gently on the cable.

  5. You will be able to see the ribbon cables coming out from the back panel, disconnect the cables.
    • You will be able to see the ribbon cables coming out from the back panel, disconnect the cables.

    • Be careful not to pull too hard on the ribbon cables.

  6. Slowly push the upper body up until you see the frame of the viewfinder
    • Slowly push the upper body up until you see the frame of the viewfinder

    • Be careful while pulling the top camera body.

  7. Use a spudger to keep the upper body separate from the printed circuit board.
    • Use a spudger to keep the upper body separate from the printed circuit board.

    • Wiggle the plastic eyepiece out of the frame. This may require some force.

  8. Remove the viewfinder with the plastic opening tool.
    • Remove the viewfinder with the plastic opening tool.

    • Do not push too hard while using the opening tool.

  9. The viewfinder has been removed!
    • The viewfinder has been removed!

Conclusion

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

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