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Sticky Zoom Control

Once my camera warms up, the zoom control becomes sticky. After moving this control to the right or left, it should immediately move back to the centre position once released. It moves back too slowly resulting in the lens continuing to move in or out. In addition, the shutter button (part of the same control) sometimes sticks. I assume that something was spilled into the control at some time. I've removed the screws releasing the control but there is nothing obviously wrong to the naked eye. Before I take it in for a potentially costly repair, is there anything I can spray in the mechanism that may clear the problem but not harm the circuitry? Thanks in advance. Clark Martin

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Re: Sticky Zoom Control

Just use alcohol on the button and move it around to all the positions it goes do that for some times.

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