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I have a sony camera DSC w30, when I switch it on, the lens comes out and goes back in, this happens twice and than a message pops up to restart the camera and same thing happens again


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This is problem of lens mechanism and complete lens assembly will be replaced to correct this error.
Please check with local camera repair shop for lens assembly replacement.

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