Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P52 Digital Camera ?

When I power on the lense cover only partially opens and will not close when I turn the camera off. Sony DSC-P52


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The problem could be from simple dust accumulation to a camera drop. If you take it to the service center, it would be an easy fix, and won't cost you much.
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