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Zoom error--again! I followed the steps suggested on the zoom error for when the lens comes out before the error message. That worked, for a short while, but now the lens stays in and I am receiving the zoom error again. I can't hold the lens down, since it is already in the down position. I can hear something clicking inside, when I turn it on, but nothing happens. I tried recharging the battery, and even removing the battery for a few moments. I am at a loss as to what to do next. :-(

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Re: Zoom error--again!

Try Fuji website for tech help - looks as if this needs some surgery. If it is a recent purchase they may fix it for nothing - depends where you are.

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