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Olympus C-50 zoom

Based on your post, my camera probably needs the lens assembly replaced. The lens sometimes will not extend when the cover is slid open. It does rattle when I shake it gently.Is the repair something I could do myself? Do you have any idea what the repair would cost? Would it be better to just replace the camera? I bought it in September 2003. I appreciate any advice you can give.

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