Having problems with your Fuji FinePix S3100 Digital Camera ?

Door is actually broken- doesn't click shut due to that part being chipped off. The camera is perfect other than that. Right now I have duct tape holding it shut! I'd like to buy a replacement door and install it myself.


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I have the same problem with the Fuji S3100 and I am using the duct tape fix -- not the neatest solution, but it does work. I would also like to find a replacement door that I could install. Have not found anyplace to purchase one.
Take a piece of duct tape on the door. I know this will leave a residue after the tape wears off, but it is cheaper then buying a new camera.
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