Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX33A Digital Camera ?

Flash won't work.it's red on the display and won't take photos.

\015 The camera won't take a photo. if you turn off the flash the camera works\015

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Your camera has a bad flash unit. If the flash goes bad the camera can not take a picture because the flash will not trigger off.
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