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Similar problem -Error message Remove Lens Cap and press button.

\015 I was taking a walk and was taking photos without any problem. Then all of a sudden, this error message appear. Looking at the lens externally, I cannot find any grain of sand / dirt. From all these postings, it seem to ba a common problem with this model!!!!\015\012Can someone suggest how to open the lens? or any reputable repairer in Melbourne.\015\012Thanks.\015

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After reading \015\012\015\012di_nick34 solution about removing sand, I removed the lens hood adaptor, and blew air between the gap, re-screw adaptor on. Heard a few clicks - must have broken some minute dust/dirt. Remove hood again, and further blowing. Must have removed the dirt stuck in the gap. Camera now works fine.\015\012Hope others with similar problem waill have same success.
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