Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera ?

For some reason my camera keeps comming up with a "REMOVE LENS CAP AND PRESS > BUTTON" error but the lens cap isn't on the camera :(

\015 For some reason my camera keeps comming up with a "REMOVE LENS CAP AND PRESS > BUTTON" error but the lens cap isn't on the camera\015

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I dropped my FZ8 and had the same problem. Unfortuately, trying to push the lends back into place did not work, so I disassembled the camera using the instructables link and the comments there. Now the camera works fine thanks to everyone's help.
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\015\012It makes sense to try to get the lens to work without taking the camera apart, however, it is best not to use too much force because you could damage the cogs that move the lens. I tried that first and used quite a bit of pressure and the cogs weren't damaged at all.
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\015\012In my case, however, I don't think there is anyway I could have gotten the lens unjammed without taking the camera apart.
Http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Stuck-Lens-on-Panasonic-FZ5/
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