Jun 29, 4. Mar 6, Messages: Well – now I have a similar problem. Tell us some more! I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Can you push the film release lever and open the back?

He will also clean, lube and adjust it for ya. I don’t really know how, but I own several X’s and the jam is usually from my own stupidity. I can’t figure this one out – switched my roll over to the X Jul 18, Minolta Photography. Use or buy a brand new battery from store that sell lot of them. My X wouldn’t advance. The fix is to replace them.

Other batteries looked the same to me, but weren’t. Edited by JeremyOK member 10 years ago.

Film advancer stuck! Help!

If I can have it fixed cheap then I might consider it, but if not I’ll just sell it for parts. Then after about 50 motorized shots I took it off to show someone how it didn’t work without it, but now it works Do you already have an account? I was playing around and testing with the aperture and shutter speed yesterday, and after I unloaded my film this morning, the advance lever won’t turn anymore.

I managed to fix it. I can’t figure this one out – switched my roll over to the X Hello, I have recently aquired a Minolta X and everything works great, I’ve been reading the owners manual to be sure everything is wdvance. The fix is to replace them. Well I used a dime on the one I had that problem with but a little screw driver may work. It’s a matter of finding someone experienced to repair if you want to miolta the money versus getting a used one.


Please enter a valid email address. Then the shutter fires fine and everything else is perfect otherwise. If you’re handy at these things, you can buy the caps, remove the covers, solder in the new caps, and be fine. Overview Discussions Photos Members Map. Posted by frances j maynard on Oct 25, The battery chamber levwr on the bottom. I did my own research and tried everything I can do without consulting a professional repair person.

My Minolta has a jamed lever.

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Discussion in ‘ Collector’s Corner ‘ styck by Dialectic10Jun 29, Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! I have two X bodies, and can tell styck that the film advance mechanism on ALL such mechanicals was a weak point, and not cheap to repair if parts were required.

All I had to do was take a pencil eraser and rub it gently around the battery chamber. My X wouldn’t advance. Jun 29, 1. We are trying to load the film, but the advance lever won’t advance to load the film after we put it in.


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Sorry to bring up an ancient thread but I have a stuck X with a different problem and wondered if anyone had any ideas. Either the shutter or flex circuit must be replaced.

It may need the coin trick Put a coin in it and turn minolt back and forth. Yes, I’ve tried with and without. Thank you for time.

SOLVED: How to replace film advance lever on minolta x – Fixya

Sep 30, Minolta Photography. I’m afraid to try any harder without damaging anything. Here’s a link to this great service Good luck!

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