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

Dsc-P52 lens cover sticking


\015 On switch on, with the selector on Still or Movie, the lens cover will not fully open and there is a rasping noise. The screen displays the current view with a message "Turn the power off and on again". Doing this doesn't correct the problem. On switch off the lens cover will not close.Switch on in view folders or set up mode , the lens cover closes and the functions work OK.\015

Answers :

You need to go in and physically open the lens cover.
1. take out batteries 2. remove memory card + the small phillips screw.
3. remove the 3 remaining exterior screws. carefully with a small flat tip screwdriver pry the plastic halves slowly. eventually they will come apart. 4. at the bottom remove the small ribbon cable. 5. disconnect the mini motor wire, black and red. 6. unscrew the motor drive for the lens cover and then open the lens. 7. purchase a new lens cover motor. 8. If your screen still says turn off , then press menu and delete some files. good luck ! Work Slowly and carefully and ground your hands to a pipe somewhere before working on the unit. the static electricity could ruin the circuits !

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