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Dropped camera. lens open and crooked

I dropped my Kodak camera and the lens is in open position and when you look inside, it is crooked to the side. Still powers up, but can't retract lens.

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  • bombaybadboy Jun 04, 2008

    Hi,

    I have the same issue the camera was dropped but the lens will not come out when i turn it on and there is a white line on the TFT from the lense... Could it have come off the guide rail (if there is one)...How do i open to view?



    Thanks

  • vietfrogman Apr 06, 2009

    Anyone know where I can get a replacement lens for Kodak EASYSHARE DX6490 and info on how to replace it?



    Thank you,

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Sorry to say you have broken the lens, replacement of the lens is the only practical repair and if you cant swap one yourself from a dead camera it would be beyond economical repair.
If you are adventurous you could buy a faulty one of ebay and swap the lens or if the faulty one has a broken screen or mode dial swap yours over to the faulty one..
there are a couple of "tricks" do getting this camera open drop me a line if you decide to proceed...

best of luck

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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I had the same thing happen to me i dropped my camera and the lenses were crooked so i placed my camera on the table and looked at the lenses and they were crooked on the outside to one side no wait...... i don't know if they were crooked one side of the lenses was stuck into the lens housing so i pulled it and it popped up and started working perfectly fine again at first i didnt know what the problem was and then i later found out if you dont know what the problem is send it to the repair shop or get a new one but try to straighten the lenses by force 50% of people reported that with success but it could also do even more damage to your camera if nothing works im sorry to say this but there are 2 options take it to a repair shop or get a new camera -im out

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