Another one that looks good; www. Also the film won’t get fed in. Jul 18, Minolta Photography. The email address entered is already associated to an account. Well I used a dime on the one I had that problem with but a little screw driver may work. Can you fire the shutter? I managed to fix it.

Do you think it’s a film installing problem? I’m afraid to try any harder without damaging anything. Well – now I have a similar problem. If you are up to performing surgery on your camera not advised without experience you can find instructions here. Move select off auto and try to release the shutter. Often only one needs replacement.

If so, that may be the easy solution to the problem full or stuck film.

Film advancer stuck! Help!

One other item for the X Do not get from store that only has a few, meaning they have been sitting there for years. If you are handy at such things, you can buy the caps, remove suck and bottom covers, remove the dead caps and solder in the new ones.

If you are up to performing minllta on your camera not advised without experience you can find instructions here. Check the auto winder attachment on the bottom. Share This Page Tweet. Nov 23, Minolta Photography. I can wind it all the way with the lever and it snaps back but I need to give the autowinder gear at the bottom and extra little twist with some needlenose pliers or a screwdriver to get it all the way back to zero.


Look him up on the web. I put new batteries, but syuck still doesn’t work. Hi, I’ve just got a X, that looks in quite good condition, but I have a kinda problem: Jul 18, Minolta Photography. It isn’t the one by the edge, which looks like you’d open it with a screwdriver. Repairs may not be a problem as there are tons of these on the market and they share a oh of parts with the other X-series bodies.

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If that makes any sense lol. Advznce just thinking out loud. Another one that looks good; www. I did my own research and tried everything I can do without consulting a professional repair person.

Not finding what you are looking for? JOEsan 10 years ago. With the back open, does it still jam testing it?

Please leger a valid email address. You’d be better off to find a clean used one from a reputable dealer, as they are not too expensive. Helpful 0 Not Helpful Flag. Your answer needs to include more details to help people.

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The email address entered is already associated to an account. It moved, camera clicked, but the problem persists, and now that adgance winder hole doesn’t spin, either.

All I had to do was take a pencil eraser and rub it gently around the battery chamber. Overview Discussions Photos Members Map. How to replace film advance lever on minolta x Your name or email address: Click “Add” to insert your video.


Art is right, there’s a lot of parts but something may just be stuck. Two capacitors under the top and bottom covers go bad over time. Have a manual for Minolta Photographies? The film advance lever is stuck on my minolta. Film Advance levar wont work.

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Other batteries looked the same to me, but weren’t. Minolta Maxxum 35mm SLR It’s a matter of finding someone experienced to repair if you want to expend the money versus getting a used one. Shutter release doesn’t click and film advance lever is xtuck. Sep 20, Photography.

And it’s the film advance lever? You must log in or sign up to reply here. You shuck post answers that contain an email address.

Often only one needs replacement. To be honest, I struggle a little on this point. I had the same problem when I got mine, But I talked to some experts, and they told me the following.

View Most Popular Photography. Otherwise, best to let a professional repair person do it. Posted on Jun 15, Are you a Minolta Photography Expert? Here is one such thread Link Here It is extremely likely that the lever is not the problem.