Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera ?

Camera focus error

\015 Lens does not retract when turned off, and will not focus. when the camera is turned on the zoom lens retracts then extends again and reports "system error(focus)".\015

Answers :

There is a small logic circuit that controls the motor that retracts the lens and a sensor that tells it the lens is retracted, it is a lens position sensor, one of these two components is most likely defective, the thing is there are no consumer service info provided by panasonic, they will not sell you parts either, the camera is a mystery to take apart and repair without the tech manual which u can't get, so u see the delima here, u must either have this camera fixed by a panasonic repair station or see if it qualifies for a upgrade exchange program for a newer model.
Remember that the camera is under warranty for one year. I called the number on the instruction book with a similar problem. I mailed it in and they sent it back in less than two weeks fixed. You do have to include the receipt.
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