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Zoom will not go back when i power off, comes up zoom error My Olympus Stylus 830 does the same thing. Power it off, the zoom lens doesn't retract, and the camera won't fit in it's case. Power it back on, the zoom lens retracts briefly, and then expands again. I figure it's hosed. Any chance for a low cost fix?

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Its better take it to the technician because the motor sensor that gives signal for closing the zoom lens are not working

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2) Check and clean any dirt or corrosion from the battery terminals.

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