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The lens will not retract when the camera is turned off. the screen says focus error when the camera is turned on. is there a way to fix this problem?

My fujifilm finepix A500 lens will not retract when the camera is turned off. the screen says focus error when the camera is turned on. is there a way to fix this problem?

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  • sjkody May 13, 2009

    My finepix A500 has the same issue. The lens is staying in the "out" position, and the focus error message appears. The motor sounds like it is working, but nothing happens. I cannot take any pictures, either. Any ideas on how to fix this?

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I was able to lightly tap the lens in with the tip of my finger while turning the camera off. Then I applied a little pressure on the lens while turning it back on. I guess I was thinking that I would make the lens work a little harder to come out and tighten whatever may have slipped or something. Anyway, after dropping it on carpet and tapping the lens, then the pressure.... It works. Hope this helps..

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