Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ5 Digital Camera ?

My Panasonic Lumix won t zoom and says to remove lens cap when its not on Help!


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May be a ccd failure call panasonic for free repairs \015\012\015\012rate me well
I also discover that the len of my camera is shaking pls i need you to help me out of this problem i bought the camera last mount and is giving me problem now
i need you help pls
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