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This is a known issue with many of the Fuji cameras caused by dust and dirt that get in through the loosely mounted lens mechanism, there are really only three solutions.

  1. If under warranty you can send the camera in for repair.
  2. Saturate around the lens with WD40 and wiggle the lens until it becomes responsive again every month or so.
  3. Dismantle the camera and clean out around the internal gear-box and lens components about once a year.

Posted on May 06, 2010

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