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Progressed from no shut-down to completely dead camera.

Initally camera would take 1-2 hours to shut-down (lens retract) and now progressed to camera will not turn on at all (with fully charged battery).

Any suggestions? Not sure whether worth the $200+ repair costs from Olympus.

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SOURCE: The lens on my Olympus

this is probably caused due to a fall or so.. try to technically have a 360 look at the sides of the lens were at one instant u will notice a slight droop.. now u have to carefully push the lens in carefully with **** like motion for which a click noise will be heard... and will go back in...

Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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SOURCE: the lens won't retract

If the lens is stuck out extended you may want to call Olympus Customer Service to discuss repair process and pricing. If the battery is fully charged and the lens still stays extended then this is a clear repair issue as something in the lens assembly has failed. Their telephone number is 800-622-6372 option 2 and then option 3

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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SOURCE: When I turn the camera on it makes a few noises then shut off

i called the company (1-888-553-4448) olympusamerica.com and they told me to send it in and they will repair it for 70.95 plus a 6months warranty because i cant find my reciept. they also said what eva is wrong with it they will be able to repair it, but if u have ur warranty u can send it to them it wont cost u anything because u have ur reciept.

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Lens stuck open will not retreat battery fully charged when it is turned on lens moves in and out but will not fully close

The problem you are describing is a problem with something in the lens assembly of the camera. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced. Following are the instructions to send your camera to Olympus for service.

http://olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_servicerepair.asp

Olympus will charge a flat rate repair fee for this product if beyond the one year factory warranty or the warranty is voided. The cost is $66.85 plus your local sales tax. This covers parts and labor, factory cleaning and diagnostic check, 6 month warranty and the cost of shipping the product back to you is all included in that price.

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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This is probably THE single most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Posted on Feb 19, 2010

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