Having problems with your Olympus Mju Tough 8000 Compact Digital Camera ?

Have 2 tough cameras new, no reciepts both daughters did not keep reciepts., both took camera in ocean, one does not turn on at all and other turns on for a few seconds,lens does not open, obvioously probably sand though have washed in clean fresh water *** per instructions.

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You can try wash again in pur ewater with out batteries and leave to dry in hot press or very warm area of house for a few days 5 days min. then put back battery and say a nice little prayer before you press the pwer button and who knows The Man above may answer your request.
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Have 2 tough cameras new, no reciepts both daughters did not keep reciepts., both took camera in ocean, one does not turn on at all and other turns on for a few seconds,lens does not open, obvioously probably sand though have washed in clean fresh water *** per instructions.

You can try wash again in pur ewater with out batteries and leave to dry in hot press or very warm area of house for a few days 5 days min. then put back battery and say a nice little prayer before you press the pwer button and who knows The Man abov ... Olympus Mju Tough 8000 Compact Digital Camera

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