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

When I turn the camera on the zoom lens goes in and out three times and then the message says to turn the camera off and then on again. I do this and it does the same thing. I was taking pictures and it was working just fine. It started to do this for no apparent reason.

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It is a lens issue, will need to go in for servicing. Possible reasons are knock or grit/sand in lens unit. If you have had it to the beach on a windy day try holding it over a piece of white paper with lens down about a foot away from the paper, give it a few taps on the bottom and see if sand/grit comes out. I fixed these camera's for 4 years and 90 percent of the problems were droppage/ sand related. SORRY.
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