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11-27-2018, 05:38 PM   #1
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S3 Advance lever locked

Hi Team.

Mirror is open,
can't advance film anymore.
opened the bottom but couldn't find the reason why it is locked.

Any recommendations?

Many thanks


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11-28-2018, 07:22 AM   #2
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You might check out the S3 service manual here: Pentax Manuals
11-29-2018, 05:41 AM   #3
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There's a lever that sometimes gets jammed in the wrong place - this link may help: Jammed Spotmatic?

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