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Zoom lens/flashlight don't retract.

Zoom lens and flashlight refuse to retract. I have recharged/reinstalled battery, but lens keep staying open and the camera doesn't work. Warranty expired. What shall I do? Thanks!

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Replace zoom lens strip and please do let me know where it is available I too have the same problem

Posted on Apr 16, 2008


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