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The zoom won't come out when I try to turn my camera on, it just turns a little bit, then turns back to the original place, and the screen says zoom error. I've tried different batteries, and taking out the memory card and putting it back in. The model is FujiFilm; FinePix A400. What should I do?

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Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ... Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. But, here are some things that you can do that may correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.

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