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When turned on, lens goes out then right back in, eventually camera shuts off. view mode OK.

I went to use my A75 a couple months ago and when I turned it on, the lens went out then went right back in and the screen stayed black. Eventually the camera shut off. I assumed it was dead batteries. I tried two brand new sets of batteries with same result. The view mode works fine. I read some other post about making sure it was clean inside and tapping it on side. I opened the camera but could not find any bad solder joints and everything looked clean. The camera had not been dropped or gotten wet. Any other suggestions or good repair shops?

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  • sandradee535 Jan 31, 2009

    when I turn the camera on the lens goes out and then goes back in and shuts off, view mode is fine.

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This might be an E18 lens error issue. Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. Have already fixed several cameras with this problem by using these methods:
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