Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera ?

My husband dropped our camera, while it was on, face down, forcing the lens back in to it's closed position. It still turns on, but the lens won't extend. Any help?


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You may well have striped the lens drive gears off,,,if you can get hold of the lens try pulling on it a little not hard though, it may pop out again,,,but dont hold your breth its going to work again,
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