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Same lens/power off problem

This happened to my original after a month and I was sent a refurbished. Now it happened to the refurbished. After 2-3 calls to Kodak and talking to the "supervisor" who sounded like the same person on the other side of the world, they offered me 25 dollars off my repair. You have to be kidding me. Warranty aside(no longer under warranty) I should not have to pay for it when I'm onm my 3rd Kodak V1253 in 15 months!!!!!!!

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Frist tell me what the problem is, be spacific and i will try to help you fix your camera.

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  • dalitso Jun 21, 2009

    frist tell me what the problem is, be spacific and i will try to help you fix your camera.



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