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Sony cybershot dsc 707 'Pop up' flash does'nt flash when it pops up. Have purchased camera 2nd hand, and was aware of the issue before purchase.

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SIMPLE Fix. I have mended about 5 of these with the same fault. It is a\015\012very common fault. Basically due to the way the flash has been designed\015\012the flash pops up far too violently, this causes a lot of stress within\015\012the lens. This in time causes the Flash cable to come loose from the\015\012socket. Simple repair, just insert the cable back into the socket. Also\015\012causes the screws at the front of the lens to come loose too. To\015\012repair, simply, remove the extenal flash bracket and screws, and remove\015\012the screws to the Left of the lens (As you are looking into the lens)\015\012This will remove the LEFT pannel on the lens. Towards the back (Camera\015\012side) of the lens there is a socket arpprox 10 Pin and a ribbon cable,\015\012It may look like the cable is in the socket but normally it is just\015\012sitting on the edge. Push this cable back in. FLASH should work again,\015\012Best to tape this down to stop it happening again. GOOD LUCK.
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