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Dropped fe- 230 camera in sand..spazzing out..help ASAP please

\015 I accidently dropped it in the sand, when i go to turn it on, it spazzes out. what it does is it will turn on but the lens mechanics will go in and out like 4 times then it will shut itself off. i repeat it to try to clean out the sand, but wont work. help what should i do?! i need to take pictures of my graduation soon!\015

Answers :

Borrow a friends camera or buy another.
The motorized lens assembly is contaminated, and
your only recourse is to replace the entire assembly.
It has very close tolerances and even replacing it is no guarantee that all the sand particles could be cleaned out of the camera body.
Sorry. No easy fix this time.
Regards Paul
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