Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 Digital Camera ?

When I turn on the camera the lens keeps going in and out and will not take pictures. The battery is completely charged. It tells me to turn off and on again and still does the same thing.


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This means the camera is having problems detecting the lens position. This usually occurs right after the camera has been dropped on a hard surface. It CAN happen due to a lens problem without a fall. Definite service required (will need a new lens)
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