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My camers fell down and the shutter is not closing. The screen is fine n the images are fine too. There is a message that says close the power and try again. what do i do

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Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...\015\012Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. But, here are some things that you can do that may correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.\015\012
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My camers fell down and the shutter is not closing. The screen is fine n the images are fine too. There is a message that says close the power and try again. what do i do

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When I turn on the camera, the lens opens and comes out, then closes and goes partway back in, then out and in again, then I get a message saying "Turn the power off and on again". I've tried but it doesn't fix the problem.

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The lens will not go in. seems like the shutter is stuck. when I press the power button, it feels like the camera is trying to shut the shutter but it cannot. then is says to turn the power off and try again. nothing happens.

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The power turns on but the shutter door will not open or extend, it prompts to turn off the power and turn power back on. I am able to see the photos thru the home button already taken that are stored on the card and do the other functions, but am unable to shoot new pictures because the shutter door remains closed. You can hear it trying to open but it will not.

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