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I have a panasonic lumix dmc-fz7. the zoom lens no longers adjust even though it moves when powering on and off. the button used to move the zooms works to move between pictures. the camera has not been dropped or gotten wet

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After a bit of research i powered off the camera removed the battery and powered it on. i then recet the it to the factory defaults and it worked fine again.

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Do you mean DMC-FZ7?

I own one. Assuming that the camera is working normally, then I know two settings that will cause the zoom to be fixed.
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Suggestion No. 1:

If the zoom is fixed at the wide end:

1. Turn the mode dial to "P". Now turn on the camera.
2. Press "MENU SET".
3. Press the up arrow button.
4. Now, a menu item named "CONVERSION" should be highlighted. Press the right arrow button.
5. A sub-menu screen should now pop up, select and set "OFF".

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Suggestion No. 2:

If the zoom is fixed at the telephoto end:

1. Follow Suggestion No.1.
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Suggestion No. 3:

If none of the above solve the problem, then the lens might have been knocked slightly out of position.

~If the camera has been dropped.
~If the camera has been thumped or banged.
~If while zooming, the lens was obstructed.
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The zoom motor also could have died, it costs about $50.00 U.S. at Panasonic.com.
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My best advice would be to contact panasonic customer service.

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