Having problems with your Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera ?

Makes buzzing noise when switched on and lens goes in and out and won't switch off and won't focus

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Chances are your auto focus was damaged some how. was this camera dropped? im guessing most likely that could be your problem the solution: buy a new one or take it to your closest camera store. Bottem line: if you want no problems and have the money to i would sugest just replacing it.
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My Olympus FE-230 makes buzzing noise when switched on and lens goes in and out and won't switch off and won't focus

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