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This repair guide will show you how to replace the shutter in your Polaroid camera. However, you should be careful with your Polaroid, as the plastic is very fragile.

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THIS REPAIR GUIDE IS VERY DIFFICULT AND SHOULD ONLY BE FOLLOWED IF YOU HAVE EXPERT MECHANICAL EXPERIENCE.
  • THIS REPAIR GUIDE IS VERY DIFFICULT AND SHOULD ONLY BE FOLLOWED IF YOU HAVE EXPERT MECHANICAL EXPERIENCE.

  • Open the flash/ lens compartment of the Polaroid camera to a 30 degree angle with the horizontal.

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Separate the flash section of the camera from the main body by unhooking the sides.
  • Separate the flash section of the camera from the main body by unhooking the sides.

  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO YANK THE TWO SECTIONS APART BECAUSE THE BAND WIRE STILL ATTACHES THEM!

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  • Open the battery/ cartridge compartment fully.

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  • Insert spudger in between face of camera and sides where the four tabs are located.

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  • Once tabs are released, pull face of camera straight out.

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  • Carefully use tweezers to remove the spring from the hooks.

  • CAUTION: You may lose the spring if it pops off the hooks.

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  • Use the spudger to release the latch for the shutter mechanism.

  • Rotate the shutter mechanism clockwise until it stops.

  • If latch was successfully released, shutter mechanism should touch top plastic brace.

How do you remove the plastic plate in front of the exposure wheel? I see it in step 6 under the lens but not in the photos for step 7 and it seems to be blocking a tab in step 8. Thanks!

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  • Release the two tabs that hold lens plate in position.

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  • Remove the lens plate by pulling down, then away from the camera.

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  • Remove the shutter mechanism from the camera.

  • Remove black latch piece from the camera.

  • Remove shutter plates from the camera.

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  • To replace the shutter pieces in the camera, first make sure they are in the proper order.

  • The shutter piece at the bottom of the first picture belongs on the bottom.

  • The shutter piece in the middle of the first picture goes in the middle (second picture).

  • The shutter piece at the top of the first picture goes on top (third picture).

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  • By looking at the first picture, line up the long, skinny slots on the three shutter pieces.

  • In the second picture, notice the pin inside the circle.

  • Line up the slots in the shutters with the pin inside the camera as shown in the third picture.

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  • NOTE: The shutter pieces are not included in the first two pictures of this step because they slide around too easily for us to take pictures with them in the camera.

  • Put black plastic piece back into camera, making sure to slide tab into slot (rectangle) and onto the pin (circle).

  • Final assembly for this step should look like the third picture.

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  • CAUTION: The next two steps are incredibly difficult!

  • First, you must align the tab (circled) with the slot (rectangle).

  • Do not put pieces together until after reading the next step!!!

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  • REMINDER: This step is very difficult and may require multiple attempts.

  • Align teal and orange circled tabs from the first picture with the respective teal and orange holes in the shutter pieces.

  • After the shutter mechanism is placed into the camera, make sure all three shutter pieces are attached correctly.

  • NOTE: When correctly attached, the shutter pieces will slide in opposite directions when the shutter mechanism is rotated.

  • To finish putting the Polaroid back together, follow steps 9 through 1 in reverse.

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