Having problems with your Olympus FE-130 Digital Camera ?
Card cover open
\015 I can not close the the lid where you insert the battery. I tried putting sticky tape on it to hold it down but it still says card cover open.\015
Ok, you do not have to do any desodering or sodering. Take the camera cover off 7 screws. Where the switch is there is a white box where the broken switch was. Gentley lift the top of the little box and wiggle it so it breaks off. There are 2 little connectors on each side of the box. bend them up and work the rest of the box off. bend the connectors back where they were, take a smal piece of electic wire and wrap it around each of those posts. I used tweezers. No more "card door open" error. This by passes it.
Indicates card cover open takes pics but does not! each one is just black & cant see what shooting for!
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