Having problems with your Kodak EASYSHARE M340 Digital Camera ?

I dropped my Easyshare on the tile floor and the lens jammed open. It will not retract or turn on or off


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Hello. Do not open up the camera or try to repair it yourself or you will void the warranty. Call 1-800-822-1414 to speak directly to Kodak customer care. They will instruct you on their procedure to fix or replace your camera. Regards, Joe
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I dropped my Easyshare on the tile floor and the lens jammed open. It will not retract or turn on or off


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