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Camera won't turn on - makes strange sound

I press on/off button, green LED light on camera flashes several time while I hear and beep sounds and another strange sound of resistance, the lens pops out and the LCD flashes a blurred view of image of what is in front of camera, the lens retracts and the LCD goes black, and then the camera seems to shut off. The entire process takes all of 3 seconds. I say "seems to shut off" because even though the camera appears to be off, if I press the play button, I can view pictures stored on the SD card. If I then press the camera button, I hear the strange sound and the camera appears to shut off again - black LCD. I therefore cannot take pictures.

Seems fully charged - red light on docking station turned green when fully charged.
I've removed and replaced the battery (same battery) several times.

Any solutions for me?

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This is a very common issue with digital camera on either the lens gears have to be replaced or the lens barrel need replacing. I rebuild these lenses all the time for 75.00 plus shipping and the turn around is normally less then a week. if you still need help fell free to contact me at mike@digitalcamrepair.com

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