Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare DX7590 Digital Camera ?

I have a lens issue (possibly jammed from lens cleaner i used?)

\015 Earlier today, I sprayed some glasses lens cleaner on the lens of my camera and wiped it off. However, when I went to turn the camera on a few minutes ago, the lens came out, there was a long whirring noise, the lsd screen never came on, and then the camera turned off. I haven't dropped it AT ALL. I played with it for a little while (wiggling the lens and repeatedly pressing the on button) and it eventually came on. But even then, the zoom won't work: everytime i try to use it, the camera shuts off. Since then I haven't been able to turn my camera on at all. I'm really worried cause I've gotta senior trip coming up and i can't afford another camera before then. This camera has had a jammed lens before a few years ago, but I sent it in to be fixed (which took forgoddamnedever) and it has been working fine until now. And yeah, sorry for this being so long.\015

Answers :

A nice lens brush is what you clean a lens with.
Solvents in the spray you used could have done a couple of bad things.
1. Carried muck into the zoom mechanism.
2. Melted/dissolved part of the zoom mechanism.

Either way, unless you are brave and capable enough to dismantle it, it needs to go back to service for a clean out/re-jig.

Sorry for the news,
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