Having problems with your Olympus FE-240 Digital Camera ?

Camera fell down accidentally from 3ft model fe240 lens are not protuding out


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Sorry, but there's no safe or simple DIY fix for the lens problem, and any homebrew repair attempts will likely make the problem worse. Your camera needs professional attention, and I suggest that you take it to a local camera shop (NOT the camera department at a chain store) or contact the service folks at Olympus via the web site to arrange repairs. Be sure to get a firm price before you commit to anything, though. The cost of the fix can approach the price of a new camera, and repairs typically only carry a 30-day warranty.
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Camera fell down accidentally from 3ft model fe240 lens are not protuding out


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