Having problems with your Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera ?

My camera makes a grinding noise please help


\015 Hi, i have a olympus fe-170, and im having a lot of trouble, it used to work fine, and everything was great, but then right when i was going to buy the chip for it to start taking real pictures, the camera would turn on, and make funny noises and shut off by its elf, i thought maybe it was the batteries, but i put new ones in and it kept doing the same thing, the lens doesnt come out, or it will but will getstuck, i have no idea why that happened to it, i wastaken good care of it, but can u please help me on why it does that and how to fix it please?\015

Answers :

Sounds like the Zoom mechanism is getting stuck (the system is trying to protect the mechanism by shutting off).

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you need to send this off or take it to be fixed. these compact digital cameras seem to have problems like this all the time, 

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