Having problems with your Fuji FinePix A345 Digital Camera ?

On power up, lens assy does not fully extend

\015 Repeated cycling of power will eventually get a successful startup. Cleaned sides of lens assy and lubricated with silicon spray gave a temp solution. Graphite spray did not help, now trying light (sewing machine) oil. I clean the old lubricant off before trying a new one. I suspect it's the gearing inside that needs some silicon grease. If anyone knows which screws release the cover, it would help (and save me buying the manual).\015

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I'm surprised the sprays you've put into your lens assembly haven't seeped all over your lens elements yet...when that happens, maybe you will have learned a valuable lesson.
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On power up, lens assy does not fully extend


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