Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 Digital Camera ?

The zoom lever appears to be broken on my panasonic lumix dmc fz8.....it refuses to zoom in while either capturing or reviewing pictures, the lens mechanism is fine I believe and there is no visible damage to the camera, and I do not recall dropping it ever...


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