Having problems with your Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera ?

Turn on power, lens goes out and in, then shuts off



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It must be a lens problem. Could be a semi-broken lens FLEX cable - happens to brake in these cameras (also FE-330). The FLEX is available on ebay, but it takes some technical knowledge and experience to replace, so you should give it to a camera technician. Also there could be a problem with the focus system. It could be cheaper to buy a new camera. As lens main and shutter flex cables brake on this model, I wouldn't suggest you investing money in the repair as it will fail again - sooner or later. I have repaired a lot of these.
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