Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I have two cameras here that both have problems with the film advance lever, shutter release button and the self-timer. (Phenix DC303N - loose advance lever, and Vivitar V3800N - jammed advance lever) Firstly I would like to know if these problems are linked together!? Secondly would I be able to fix these on my own if you told me how!? Please help! Theyre for a school and i would really like to get these working again :) Hannah Suchy


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