Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 Digital Camera ?

Panasonic lumix dmc fz18 won't zoom in or out after being dropped from a table. the camera can still take photos but not zoom on playback or while taking photos

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The innards of modern DSLRs are precise and fragile. You need to contact a reputable repair shop ASAP. In addition to fixing your camera, they will clean the interior properly, eliminating dust particles that find their way to the CCD. The cleaning is something you should have done from time to time anyway, so just bite the bullet and take it in!
Fully charged the battery, takes 6 pictures then stops working, next day battery flat,or leave a fully charged battery in camera overnight then next day flat.any thoughts.
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Panasonic lumix dmc fz18 won't zoom in or out after being dropped from a table. the camera can still take photos but not zoom on playback or while taking photos

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