Having problems with your Kodak EASYSHARE Z1285 Digital Camera ?

The lens does not extend so the camera turns off. You can hear gears grinding and trying to extend, but nothing happens so the camera shuts off.

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Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Kodak EASYSHARE Z1285 Digital Camera

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The lens does not extend so the camera turns off. You can hear gears grinding and trying to extend, but nothing happens so the camera shuts off.

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The following is not a battery problem and the camera has not been dropped. It worked normally, I turned it off, and the next day when I turned it on, here's what happened -- and has happened consistently since then: I turn the camera on. The lens extends fully. I hear 4 distinct buzzing sounds from within the camera. The LCD flashes with an image for a split second. The lens retracts fully. I hear 3 beeps from within the camera. The camera shuts itself off. All this happens in not more

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