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My camera makes a grinding noise please help

Hi, i have a olympus fe-170, and im having a lot of trouble, it used to work fine, and everything was great, but then right when i was going to buy the chip for it to start taking real pictures, the camera would turn on, and make funny noises and shut off by its elf, i thought maybe it was the batteries, but i put new ones in and it kept doing the same thing, the lens doesnt come out, or it will but will getstuck, i have no idea why that happened to it, i wastaken good care of it, but can u please help me on why it does that and how to fix it please?

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Sounds like the Zoom mechanism is getting stuck (the system is trying to protect the mechanism by shutting off).

 

you need to send this off or take it to be fixed. these compact digital cameras seem to have problems like this all the time, 

Posted on Oct 15, 2007

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