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Lens wont retract

This is a fe-170 changed the batteries and now the lens goes out, the cover opens, the screen lights but is dark, the led blinks orange and then it powers off, and the lens stays out. if i hit the power button again you can hear a little noise, and then it flashes the led and shuts off. if i take out the batteries and put them back in and apply a little pressure to the lens it will retract, the comes back out and the same thing, led flashes, shuts off, lens still out.

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Lens motor is shot - check out Olympus web site for repair options-not cheap

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