Having problems with your Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera ?

Lens wont come out all way and cant take pics

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Your lens is gone now, sell it on ebay as is, and buy another camera like yours for $20-30. Repairing such camera may involve just dust cleaning like very thin sand etc. or more work; anyway if you can find a guy who will do it for $10 then have it done. If not sell it on ebay for 10-20 and buy another one for 30. Keep the accessories!
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Lens wont come out all way and cant take pics


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