Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera ?

The lens will not retract. It seems to try, but

\015 The lens will not retract. It seems to try, but can't. I believe someone dropped it-not me- Thanks Cheryl\015

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Sorry, but there is no safe DIY fix for the lens problem, and any attempt at homebrew repair will probably make things worse. Your camera needs professional repair, so I suggest that you take it to a local camera shop (NOT the camera department at a large store) or contact Kodak customer service via their web site (www.Kodak.com) to arrange repairs. Be sure to get a firm price before you commit to any repair though, as the fix may approach the cost of a new camera, and repairs typically only carry a 30-day warranty. Also, Kodak may offer you a trade in instead of repair. Check camera prices before you jump at their offer. You can often pick up a new camera on eBay or on sale somewhere else for less than the Kodak offer.
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