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I took my Sony DSC-W80 to Honduras on a buiding mission trip -- extremely dusty! Now the zoom will only go out half way. Any more and I get the "turn camera off and on" message. The zoom motor sounds like it is laboring to move the zoom.

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with the indulgence of the others....

An alternate cleaning method is to use a can of compressed air to blow away dust and foreign matters. Of course, the opposite also holds true, the dust and foreign matters maybe forced more into the internals of the camera.

Another consideration is the cost of repair that is if you have to seek the services of a qualified professional. Should the cost and time element be no longer economically reasonable, you may have to consider purchase of a replacement.
Full charge first the your camera battery. Possible that the battery power can't supply enough power to give the motor of your cam to operate...

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