Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 55 Digital Camera ?

My camera does not want to close the zoom lense. I have tried different batteries and nothing is working. It wont even turn on. The red light goes on for about 5 seconds and thats it. What can I do?


Answers :

The lens are jammed. In this case you have to take it for professional repair. Don't try to repair it yourself as you can damage it beyond repair.
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