Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera ?

Lumix TZ3 keeps giving the same error message: "Please turn camera off and then on again"

\015 Hi,\015\012\015\012I've had my Lumix DMC-TZ3S for just over a year and a half now. Recently it has begun giving me the error message "Please turn camera off and then on again" every time I turn it on. I don't know what the problem is. I've done my fair share of internet searching and some sites mention a potential lens problem; it's true when I turn it on the lens doesn't extend, but maybe it doesn't even get a chance to before it gives me the error message.\015\012\015\012I would really appreciate any help or advice; I love love love this camera and can't afford a new one right now.\015\012\015\012Thanks so much for your help!\015

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Sorry to tell you guys this but you definetly have lens faults, for you firwol i can say that you have a focus lens or image stabilizer fault, bob80 sand can definetly mess your lens around and is going to need a service. you can check the error codes. you need to do exactly what i say. turn camera off, mode switch to red camera selection, this has to be done quick, turn camera on holding the ois+ arrow up button, then quickly hold ois+menu+arrow left. post the error then i will tell you what is wrong.
I have the same problem and sending it to the company for repair (with uncertain outcome) is not cost effective. Does anyone know of other sources for servicing/repiar that might be cheaper?
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