Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18K Digital Camera ?

My FZ18 will not zoom. Stuck at wide angle. A msg will sometimes flash when first turned on...CAMERA WILL RETURN TO PREVIOUS ZOOM SETTING...or something like that. It functions otherwise. I have been thru the menu and reset anything that I've come across. I have had it 18 months. Loved it when it worked right... AMAZING zoom. Any hidden hard resets? Dan

Answers :

Set camera to P mode.
Press [MENU ] to display the [SETUP] menu
and select the item to set.
The [REC], [CUST. SET MEM.] or [SETUP]
menu settings are reset to the initial
• [FAVORITE] (P98) is fixed to [OFF] and
[ROTATE DISP.] (P97) is fixed to [ON].
• If the [SETUP] menu settings are reset,
the following settings are also reset.

See page 22 in manual.

This should reset whole camera to factory setting.

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