Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera ?

Dust inside the lens - how to disassemble and clean?

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You can't take the lens apart. Even if you could, you don't have the tools or expertise to get it back together and properly align the lens elements.\012
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