Question about Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera
Lens wil not retract
Bad Lens assembly, cost more to fix than replace.
Check the Olympus store for clearance items,
Pricewatch is a good one also.
Never buy a used one online, new is ok, because dropping them is the #1 reason for the lens assembly failure.
I'm sorry I couldn't be more helpfull.
Best regards, Paul
Posted on Jun 11, 2008
SOURCE: Zoom lens won't retract
The motor mechanism has failed electrically or through damage- taking a knock. Either way nothing for you to do- unless you are a watch maker or good with fine tools. A repair will cost much as a new camera. Try both -a self repair and a new camera. You may get lucky and have two cameras
Posted on Aug 28, 2007
SOURCE: lens not retracting on kodakc330
The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error:
Posted on Dec 23, 2007
SOURCE: lens won't retract
Mine has done this twice, both times requiring it to be sent off for repair, both covered under warranty though luckily. Both came back saying they replaced the shutter assembly. Camera is fixing to go back out for a third time (not shutter related). I've lost all confidence in canon with this one.
Posted on Dec 29, 2008
SOURCE: lens error and will not retract
This is probably THE most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
Posted on Feb 22, 2010
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