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Failure to close when turned off

\015 The camera suddenly failed to close when turned off. Then, when turned on, it closed completely, then opened in a few seconds. A message came up with focus problem. When turned on, it say ''please turn camera off and then on again'' but when I do so it goes off without the lens closing.I took the battery out and replaced it without improvement When I tried to take a picture the camera opened but there was a stuttering sound and the message to turn the camera off and then on. Could there be a softwear problem, or perhaps dirt has gotten in the mechanism? The camera is relatively new.\015

Answers :

You have a faulty capacitor in this camera
If fairly new have it repaired
Hi,

The number one reason for this message is the lens being stuck. By the lens moving when you toggle the power seems to indicate that it is not stuck .\015\012
\015\012You could try giving the lens a GENTLE nudge on the edges when you turn the camera off to see if it retracts when it is supposed to.\015\012
\015\012 There should be a reset in the menu somewhere which you could try too.\015\012
\015\012Also, please update your camera's software.\015\012
\015\012Good Luck and have a nice day.
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