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When I press the start button, the lens comes out but immediately retracts before I can do anything . There is probably a simple answer but this is my first camera and I am a very very mature user. Thr batteries are new.

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  • Puvendren May 11, 2010

    same happened here, did ur camera get wet or did you drop it? Wet as in even a small splash of water on it?

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With the power off, hold the camera in your palm and smack the front of the camera on your leg or arm. You might have to smack it a few time to get it to work. It has to do with the camera CDD lense (shuttle) being stuck. By smacking it around, it will free up the lense. Being extra gentle with it though. It worked for me. Hope this help.

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The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

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I have a similar issue w/ a brand new s5100...looking forward to a solution.
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