Having problems with your Leica D-lux 3 Digital Camera ?

Lens is stuck out, in telescopic mode

\015 Lens won't retract back into the camera when I turn my camera off...OR when the camera is turned back on.\302\240\015\012I can hear the camera "try" to move the lens, but it seems to be stuck\015

Answers :

There's a possibility that some dirt are causing this to your camera's lens and the best way to resolve this is to take the lens apart and cleant but be very careful in doing that , and hopefully after cleaning everything will be working fine but if still the same problem there's a possibility that the lens itself is already bad....
Use canned air around the lens area - even a small dirt will jam it since the clearance is very thin.
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