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Panasonic DMC-FZ7 digital camera.

Every time I switch the camera on, it asks to remove the lens and press the forward button >, when I press it the focus zoom in and out and the same question appears, I tried several times but nothing has changed, I reset every thing to the default, but still the same problem and the shutter is blocked and no new picture can be taken, so I would appreciate your help accordingly.


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I believe the FZ7 determines that the lense cap is still on when it can't extend the zoom lense because the lense cap is in the way. I would check to see if your zoom lense housing is somehow stuck (could be sand or dirt in it) which is creating enough resistance to make the camera think the lense cap is impeding the zoom lense from extending.

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