Having problems with your Panasonic Digital Cameras ?

Camera makes loud grinding noise when power is turned on.

\015 My Panasonic DMC-TZ1 makes a loud grinding noise when the power is turned on. My baby nephew was playing with it when I woke up so it may have been dropped on the floor several times.\015

Answers :

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Panasonic Digital Cameras

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Camera makes loud grinding noise when power is turned on.


... Panasonic Digital Cameras

Lens stuck Please help me, I tried to turn on my camera today (it had been working fine before) and when I tried to switch it on the lens would not fully it open and my camera was making a whirling noise. The screen is black and will not take photos. The lens won't open fully and when it does eventually close has difficulty doing so. The camera then makes a beep beep beep noise and displays "Please turn the power on and off again". Please help I can't live without my camera and can't afford


If the lens is not coming out, its stuck, or it wont completely open or close, that is the lens assembly, that needs to be repaired. You need to take it to somebody, that can either repair it or replace it for you. There is nothing that can be done, ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P8 Digital Camera

My camera fell on my floor when I was trying to film a video. Now it is stuck with the lens out, and when I try to turn it on it makes a weird noise, stops, makes it again, makes a new 'bloop' powering off noise, and that's it. I can click the little play button in the square to view my pictures and it will make noise and turn on and I can go through my settings but it will not let me switch to actual camera/video mode! What do I do?


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Samsung SL605 Digital Camera

Recently, i've been having an issue with my Kodak Easyshare M883 camera Every time i press the power button, the camera turns on, makes a weird noise, zooms in and out to refocus, makes the noise again, then completely shuts off. Its done this every time i turn it on for about a month now. I am completely able to review my pictures, let alone take any. I've tried plugging it into the computer, and even charging it overnight. please help me.


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\ ... Kodak EasyShare M883 Digital Camera

How do i fix this problem my camera won't turn on when i press the power button it has an orange light and makes a really loud noise how can i fix this problem


IT WORKS!!!!! find a power supply for something else, around 5v, i used one from an fusic phone. batteries out, plug it in, power on, lens pops out, just a couple of seconds. then unplug, batteries back in and thats it. i just did this 30 sec ago. ... Samsung Digimax S730 Digital Camera

Need help I put new batteries in my camera and now everytime i press the power button it makes a loud beeping noise twice and wont turn on ??????? I dont know what to do.


Mine does the same thing. It takes a few minutes to realize it has new batteries. lol. Keep trying, it will eventually come on. ... Samsung Digimax D53 Digital Camera

I have a panasonic lumix camera model DMC-FZ28. I flew to India two days back and when i arrvied I turned it on to take a photo. the display was very blurry and the camera was emitting a loud whirring noise. i have just turned itt on now and the camera is still making a whirring noise but it is more feint. what could it be?


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\ ... Digital Cameras

I have a sony cybershot, model DSC-W55. when i press the power on button, the camera does not turn on as it usualy does. instead, i get a black screen with the word Access on it. (also, when i turn the camera on, the lenses keep going in and out more frequently than before.) so the screen Access screen is just there right now, but when i click buttons like menu or display it makes beeping noises and it says 'press power on and off again '. i can still view the pictures i've taken but can't seem


You can try contacting Sony - maybe through online chat if its available for free. From what you have described, it sounds like a hardware failure. Contact Sony, and if it is a hardware failure, they will replace it for free. Or, if you have bought i ... Sony Digital Cameras

Canon SD900 My lens is stuck out, and everytime i try and turn on my camera it makes a grinding noise and then reads on the screen, "lens error restart camera" How do i restart the camera? And how do i make the lens not stick out if the camera is off? Thanks for your help!! C


First off, see if Canon can help you. If not, the following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try:\015\012 ... Canon Digital SD900 / IXUS 900 Ti Digital Camera

I cannot get my casio exilim 7.2 pixel camera to power up I have tried charging the battery, but the red light shows for a minute then it goes off When i insert the battery in the camera, it powers up for a few seconds, makes an intermittent buzzing noise then turns off.The camera is about 18 months old


If the light blinks while charging then it means that you have a faulty battery and it needs to be replaced. Usually they only last if you're lucky 12 months so I would suggest replacement of the battery and that should solve your problem. :) ... Digital Cameras

I accidentally dropped the camera from my hands (im a about 4'10"), and now when i turn it on it makes weird noises. Also, theres an alert that says "turn the power off and on again" on the camera screen, and even after turning it off and on again, it doesnt work and the alert wont go away. But, i can still look at old pictures, just not take them. help! :(


LinkHello,If the camera has been dropped and badly damaged - physically, best to do is to send it to the nearest Authorized Deale ... Sony Cybershot DSCW370 Digital Camera

When the camera is turned on it makes mechanical noises, inside the camera, then powers down. Sometimes the zoom lens gets stuck. I can view pictures in the camera,, but it codes "POWER RETRY" when it is in the mode to take pictures.


Try these procedures. ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z70 Digital Camera

After pushing power button, the screen shows "Access", then the camera makes a noise like it is rewinding, and then the "Access" changes to "Turn the power off and on again". When you power off, the camera repeats the entire process. What's up?


Problem in lens unit repair or replace ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

My Sony Alpha100 makes a loud grinding noise when turning on, lasts a few seconds then stop, still takes pictures, not sure of quality as am afraid of damage the noise is making.


... Sony Digital Cameras

When I turn the camera on, the lens extends, makes a few noises like it is trying to retract the lens. The viewer shows nothing - like the lens cover is on. When I push the power button to shut it off, it makes the noises again and shuts off but does not retract the lens. The battery is fully charged.


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Olympus FE-220 Digital Camera

Digital camera I have a cannnon power shota510 digital camera when i turn the power on the screen shows the cannon screen then goes black then it makes a beeping noise then proceeds to shut off i've changed da battery but still cont. to do it


The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try:\015\012\015\012 ... Digital Cameras

The camera turns on, but the lense makes a clicking noise and then the screen says Turn the power off and on again. I have tried this, and also tried resetting it but nothing works. The lense also does not retract, even when the camera is off.


Your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: rem ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P200 Digital Camera

I was taking pics outside, and zoomed in on the house. The camera screen went fuzzy and turned off the whole unit, yet the lens was still out. I try to power on and it makes noise, screen wont focus, and then turns off. I think the telephoto/zoom is stuck and is confusing the camera


Hi Cindy. Begin by recharging the battery. After the battery has a full charge insert it and everything should work properly. regards, Joe ... HP Photosmart R927 Digital Camera

Dropped Samsung S630 digital camera. Lens was extended and after hitting hardwood floor became bent. Is bent slightly and stuck in out position. Camera makes 3 loud beeps when powered on and immediately turns itself off. Can it be fixed? Would it be more cost effective to just get new camera?


... Digital Cameras

Lens does not go back in and won't turn on and beeps. I turn the power button on and the lens makes funny noise and won't go back in. Then the camera beepsa and it doesn't turn on


That sounds like the gears in the lens drive have broken or are out of alignment. Not cost effective to fix unfortunately so you should look for a replacement camera UNLESS you are under warranty. ... Olympus FE-20 Digital Camera

I dropped my samsung s630 and now it wont turn back on and the lens wont go back in... if i take the batteries out and put them back in, the camera turns on, but then makes this loud beeping noise, then turns off after a few seconds.


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Samsung S630 Digital Camera

Optio M20 Camera: Press on/off button to power up camera, the camera opens the lens cover, turns on a red led inside the lens, cycles the lens out and back in,then makes about 5 little popping noises. The back screen shows Pentax Optio screen for a second, then then the screen displays the word Auto Picture in the center of the screen and Green Mode at the bottom and at the same time it cycles the lens out and in. And for a brief moment in the back ground of the screen you can see the picture st


I got it!!! on my cam i hold down the menu button at the same time power on, it will showup a " ver 1.00" and lens move a little maybe u have to do it 2 times but second time it should work ... Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera

My camera worked fine one day, then it was in my purse. When I went to use it the light was on and the screen said there was a lens error. Everytime I try to turn it on now it makes a grinding noise and refuses to open and then closes completely with the lens error reading For no reason my camera (Nikon coolpix model S210) doesn't want to work with the term "Lens error" and lens won't come out WELL YESTERDAY MY NIKON COOLPIX s210 DIGITAL CAMERA WAS WORKING PERFECTLY FINE THEM I GOT UP TO TAKE P


\012\012try these:-\012\012\012connect it to pc and on it\012vaccum the barrel of lens\012changing mem. card and batt. for 2min. ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

SONY i dropped my sony cyber-shot camera and the lense got pused in. everytime i turn it on all it is is a black screen that says "access". it makes werid noises and then after 10 minutes it says "turn the power off then on again" and i keep doing that but nothing happens.


The lens element is damaged internally and needs to be replaced as an entire unit. The camera runs through a "self check" each time it is powered up and it is detecting an error in the lens. Ship this unit to Sony in Laredo, TX. The warranty may not ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S90 Digital Camera

My camera worked fine one day, then it was in my purse. When I went to use it the light was on and the screen said there was a lens error. Everytime I try to turn it on now it makes a grinding noise and refuses to open and then closes completely with the lens error reading For no reason my camera (Nikon coolpix model S210) doesn't want to work with the term "Lens error" and lens won't come out


Hope you purchased an extended warranty. I've had two Cannon's with the dreaded lens error. Probably what happened was that while it was in your purse, somehow the power button got pressed. The camera powered up, tried to extend the lens, then str ... Nikon COOLPIX S200 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.4842 seconds