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Zoom error the zoom on m camera wont close back in everytime i turn the camera on it makes a noise as if its tryn to shut over and over but it cant.I tried taking out the battery and reinserting a while late, didn work, any ideas?> help would be appreciated greatly :)

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  • Anonymous Jun 03, 2008

    My fuji fine pix f 40 digital camera has served me well for over a year.But now when I press the button to take a shot, it shows zoom error.

    what may be the problem

  • skyfire0 Jul 09, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. But I dropped it and the zoom was still extended. I tried fixing it by gently pushing it in and I heard this buzzing noise.

  • Roland Bob Aug 11, 2008

    I have the same problem. Having fixed a number of film cameras in the past I took it apart.. The problem is in the plastic gear box. there is a small motor which turns a worm gear and though a series a 5 or so gears turns a ring on the lens barrel to extend the lens. I opened this gear case and found loose plastic from broken teeth on a gear which was apparently stripped when the lens attempted to extend and in my case was obstructed by a close fitting case. In other words the on button got pushed while the camera was in the case. Not much you can do. It appears to be very difficult to replace the gear box even if you had another good one.
    Roland


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Worked on allot of fuji's. first detease, a gear is slipping in the lens retract assembly due to a crack or wear or jam

2nd guest .. zoom errors means its really stuck tight

the gears can be ordered and replaced and one more possibility is that the motor that drives the gear is bad
Also if dropped or zoom lens jammed hard... lens assembly needs total realignment or replacing..

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