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Camera makes clicking sound but doesn't take pictures

I've gone through all the trouble shooting and the camera just clicks and beeps but doesn't take pictures or video. I've switched out the batteries and picture card. Any other suggestions?

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Re: Camera makes clicking sound but doesn't take pictures

The gears in the lens are either jammed with sand etc. . or broken. Most likely you need a new lens assembly, although sometimes the gears can be replaced.

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