Having problems with your Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera ?

New batteries in and cannot take picture, lens opens and retracts immediately


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Hello. Remove the new batteries. Then use the eraser end of a common pencil to clean those battery contacts inside the camera. Scrub em good with the eraser. Next, look carefully at the polarity [+ and -] for the camera and be sure to insert the batteries correctly. Regards, Joe\015\012
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