Having problems with your Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera ?

The cameral lens, on my Olympus FE-340 goes in and out and then turns off when i'm trying to turn it on. ONLY 2 years old!!!


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I hv the same problem the lens goes in and out...my frens gurl has one n its the same problem....its a nice camera but it worthless
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The cameral lens, on my Olympus FE-340 goes in and out and then turns off when i'm trying to turn it on. ONLY a year old!!!


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The cameral lens, on my Olympus FE-340 goes in and out and then turns off when i'm trying to turn it on. ONLY 2 years old!!!


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