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There are many factors that may cause this, so you have to follow each by each under certain conditions:

1. If you have drop the camera recently.
- Disassemble the camera, remove the outter frame (but keep the camera inside body intact). Turn on the camera and look at the shutter neck. Check and see if there is any abnormal shape, is most likely that the thin aluminum casing at the front of the lens got bent and you may be able to bend it back with a thin screw driver, that you can manage to insert between the plastic casing of the shutter and the aluminum cover.

2. If you do not drop the camera however have used the camera for a while.
- Disassemble all parts and clean the camera. There may be dust, sands, or other objects that is in the way of the shutter motor that caused the gears disengage.

Good luck!

Posted on Apr 25, 2010

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