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Panasonic Lumix DMC LX1 keeps saying lens cap still on when it not, tells you to turn off, you do and it still says the same, the lens makes a funny noise as if it is trying to go in and out but doesn't


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For whatever reason, the lens has failed. This can be caused by many things: the lens motor has failed or is stuck, the gears involved in driving the lens have jammed, or, as pointed out previously, the lens itself, a series of tubes which fit into one another has become stuck. You can try GENTLY pressing down on the lens when you first power the camera to see if you can free up the stuck lens. If that doesn't work, I'm afraid you are going to have to get the camera serviced.
HI,

There is one home remedy which you can try:

Tap the bottom of your camera on the table two or three times.Now remove your battery make sure they are fully charged and then insert it again.Turn on your camera and if you still face the same problem then the fault is with the lens mechanism which will require a physical presence of a tech to fix this issue.The cost of repair can be between $100-$150.
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