Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera ?
The camera keeps turning on and off by itself
\015 The camera lens keeps moving in and out, not allowing me to take a picture or anything. then the camera says to turn the camera off and on again, so i do, but nothing happens.\015
May be the batterie are low
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