Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ2 Digital Camera ?
Lense is not closing
\015 I happen to drop the cam n so the lense is not closing\015
Possibly the drive train is damaged and you'll have to bring it to the repair shop. But maybe you can fix it yourself: see the various cases and instructions here.
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