Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100 Digital Camera ?

Lens sticks out when lumix dmc-fx100 turned off


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Disassemble the len unit,replace the broken parts and assemble,if u can do OKif not get it done by camera tec.
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Lens sticks out when lumix dmc-fx100 turned off


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