Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX8 Digital Camera ?

Shutter the shutter wont close


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Do you really mean the shutter? Or do you mean the lens barrier? The lens barrier opens in front of the lens when you go to take a photo.
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\015\012Assuming it is the lens barrier which is stuck open, the cause is usually dust/grit. A series of "puffs" with a large bulbed blower, e.g.a Giotto, should help clear it.
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\015\012If it's been caused by liquid ("coke" is a favourite!) then the sugar is holding it open. A little (very little) ethyl alcohol dropped on the lens and allowed to percolate around the barrier area should sort it.
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\015\012If it is the shutter you mean, then that is a workshop job.
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