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Powershot G6 -- Zoom button stuck

The zoom button lever, which surroundsd the shutter button, is stuck. One day it was perfect, and the next day it was stuck. Any suggestions? The camera is out of warranty as I've had it over 1 year. There's nothing caught in it, no dirt or dust that I can see, and the camera was not dropped. Any suggestions for cleaning or loosening that rotating zoom button lever?

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  • djainn Dec 15, 2007

    This worked! I was very leery about applying wd40 to my camera, of course, so I actually was able to work some dental floss around the outside of the zoom lever. I sprayed wd40 on my fingers and applied it to the floss, and then used the floss to get underneath the zoom lever.

    Many thanks!
    Jane

  • djainn Dec 15, 2007

    No, it didn't display any error messages at all; that was the first thing I'd checked for.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    shutter button with built-in zoom lever has come out of socket. need to put back in. How?

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You can try adding a few drops of wd40//Please do not spray directly on there.Try to use a medicine dropper instead and drop a couple of drops directly on button...

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  • crispin melchor Dec 15, 2007

    drop the drops around the lever so that wd40 will penetrate inside where button attaches so that it will release button..goodluck..please let me know

  • crispin melchor Dec 15, 2007

    thats great ..im glad my solution worked for you..please return feedback,,,

  • crispin melchor Dec 15, 2007

    im glad I was able to help you..Please accept my solution by using the accept link..thanks

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Does it display any of these messages

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