Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare C330 Digital Camera ?
Lens won't extend even though new batteries installed.
\015 The lens is not completely flush with camera body, extending some 3 - 4 mm out. Lens cover is very slightly open. Lens error 22 appears in LCD screen.\015
Two possibilities: one bad, one not so bad. If you've recently\015\012dropped the camera you've likely damaged the lens tube (housing), and\015\012the camera will require professional repair. Before you panic though,\015\012the problem that you described is frequently battery related. Make\015\012sure that your batteries are the correct type for the camera, and that\015\012they are fresh/fully charged. If the batteries are OK, the problem may\015\012be due to corrosion on the contacts inside the camera. Remove\015\012the batteries and wipe the inside contacts firmly with a dry cloth\015\012(heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush, steel wool, or\015\012sand paper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into the battery\015\012compartment during cleaning, wipe the ends of the batteries, and\015\012replace them in the camera. This cleaning process works about 90% of\015\012the time, and I hope that it cures your problem.
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