Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare Z1275 Digital Camera ?

Shuts off when i try to zoom.....

\015 I brought camera back from beach and bottom lens shield wouldnt close.\015\012I blew air into it and was able to get it to begin working properly.\015\012\015\012NOW, when i try to use the Zoom function (IN or OUT), it shuts off a split second after it starts to perform the zoom.\015\012\015\012Could there be sand stuck in the zoom mecanhics?>\015\012\015

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I was also having a similiar problem with my z1275 and tried the "vacuum" thing. BINGO! It worked, and I was about to send the camera back to Kodak for servicing. You saved me money.
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\015\012What did I do?
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\015\012I turned my vacuum on, stuck my lense into the vacuum tube, zoomed all they way IN and then turned the vacuum off. My camera now works perfectly.
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\015\012Before using the vacuum, I was only able to zoom about 50% before the camera would turn off. Thanks for your help.
Unfortunately it does sound like there is sand in it,you maybe able to remove it first I would try a vacuum on low settings.Then if that doesn't work if you are really good with small parts you maybe able to take it apart to remove the sand.It would more then likely be more expensive to get it repaired then to just replace.Hopefully my tips will help.
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