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JVC model GZ-MG21U makes clicking sound and won't auto focus

I have used this camera only a few times and now the auto focus and makes a clicking noise when turned on. Any ideas?

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  • Anonymous May 10, 2008

    Same problem. Won't focus and clicks. Any suggestions?

  • am2bonilla Jul 09, 2008

    Same problem but I have a GZ-MG130U. Any suggestions!!!

  • missa1001 Jul 12, 2008

    Mine is an MG330 and it has the exact same issue!!! It seems to be ok in dim lighting, but as soon as there is light, it clicks and the LCD flashes.

    Is there a solution to this???


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