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Lens is stuck and cover does not open following a fall.

My son dropped his E10 with the result that now the lens does not emerge from the camera when you press the power button. The screen lights up for a few moments and then, presumably because it senses a problem, the light goes out.

I would like to be able to open up the camera and correct whatever has been knocked out of position that is preventing the lens from emerging from the camera shell.

Step by step instructions would work for me as I can then reverse them to put everything back together again once the fault has been corrected.

Many thanks. It will save having to replace the camera which is only just over a year old!

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That was also happening to my Camera after a fall. I had the camera for 8 years so it wouldnt be worth getting repaired. So before recycling it I was willing to try anything. While turning off I camera, I pushed in the lens, using pressure I pushed. It popped back into place !!

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Thanks for the suggestion, but I worked out a deal with Pentax and they repaired or replaced the damaged parts, so the camera is now as good as new.

Thanks for posting a suggestion.

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