Having problems with your Olympus Digital Cameras ?

Hi! I have a wonderfull Olympus Stylus camera waterproof-shockproof. The front door don't want to open enymore...mayby some sand or water infiltration from the batterie box. Can I repair it? Can you?


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More than likely you will want to call Olympus Customer Service and discuss the repair process with them. Their telephone number is 800-622-6372 option 2 and then option 3.
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