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Kodak Z740 I've replaced batteries several times, it stays on for 5 seconds then turns off. Any ideas

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  • Karpy Jun 28, 2008

    Our z740 also shuts down after about 5 seconds. New batteries make no difference. Would appreciate your help.

  • afreeman Jul 12, 2008

    My camera will lt me look at my pics bu if I switch it to take pics it turns off

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If you replaced that batteries and it isn't staying on, it should be looked at a camera shop to find out why it isn't getting any power to it.

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My z740 camera will not stay on


I may be able to help with your Kodak EasyShare Z740 that turns itself off.

It may be a 'lens extending' problem, or it might be fixed with a combination of button presses to reset it while turning it on.

Try these steps to fix your camera.

I hope that helps.
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Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix
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Mar 19, 2010 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix Does your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns On...


Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix


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Does your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns On Then Turns Off right away?
Does your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Itself Off with new AA batteries in it?

Many of these Kodak EasyShare Z740 cameras that shuts off right away and will not stay on, will actually stay on if you select FAVORITES to view pictures, but just flash back and turn off if set to auto or camera mode. Try this.

If the lens cannot extend, the camera will turn itself off. You can try giving the camera a thump with the heel of your hand, but I would recommend servicing the camera rather than smashing a delicate digital instrument. After trying the steps below, a last chance alternative that works for some people is to grab and actually PULL the lens out as it tries to extend itself. Again, its delicate; if you can afford it, maybe pay for servicing before hitting and pulling on your camera.

However, before servicing your Kodak Z740 try this fix:

  1. Hold down the Time/Ascending Folder button (the button under OK on the circular panel)
  2. While holding that down, press and hold the ON/OFF button.
  3. The camera may turn itself on and stay on this time, acting normally again.

If this doesn't work for your try this:

  1. Hold down the '>' button (the one that brings you to picture review)
  2. While holding that down, press and hold the ON/OFF button.
  3. The camera may turn itself on and stay on this time, acting normally again.
If that doesn' t work, try again with the 'Trashcan' button, and ON/OFF button.

I hope that helps.
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on May 01, 2010 | Digital Cameras

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Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix Does your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns On...


Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix


473017b.jpg

Does your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns On Then Turns Off right away?
Does your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Itself Off with new AA batteries in it?

Many of these Kodak EasyShare Z740 cameras that shuts off right away and will not stay on, will actually stay on if you select FAVORITES to view pictures, but just flash back and turn off if set to auto or camera mode. Try this.

If the lens cannot extend, the camera will turn itself off. You can try giving the camera a thump with the heel of your hand, but I would recommend servicing the camera rather than smashing a delicate digital instrument. After trying the steps below, a last chance alternative that works for some people is to grab and actually PULL the lens out as it tries to extend itself. Again, its delicate; if you can afford it, maybe pay for servicing before hitting and pulling on your camera.

However, before servicing your Kodak Z740 try this fix:

  1. Hold down the Time/Ascending Folder button (the button under OK on the circular panel)
  2. While holding that down, press and hold the ON/OFF button.
  3. The camera may turn itself on and stay on this time, acting normally again.

If this doesn't work for your try this:

  1. Hold down the '>' button (the one that brings you to picture review)
  2. While holding that down, press and hold the ON/OFF button.
  3. The camera may turn itself on and stay on this time, acting normally again.
If that doesn' t work, try again with the 'Trashcan' button, and ON/OFF button.

I hope that helps.
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Kodak EasyShare Z740 Manual Download

on May 01, 2010 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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Bought a kodak easy share z740 camera I love it very much but it just stopped working and I paid over 400.00 for it can I get it fixed or replaced


Won't turn on at all, or shuts off after a few seconds? This problem is frequently due to weak/worn out batteries or corroded battery terminals inside the camera. if charging/replacing the batteries doesn't clear the problem, remove the batteries and wipe the terminals with a soft cloth (heavy corrosion may require a fine wire brush, steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue left in the camera by the cleaning. Clean the terminals on the batteries in the same manner, and then replace them in the camera. This cures most problems, but if it doesn't work for you, check the Kodak troubleshooting guide at:

http://www.kodak.com/global/en/service/repair/troubleshooting/troubleshooting.jhtml?pq-path=6198

It uses a simple Q&A format to diagnose problems and propose solutions.

Jun 24, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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Have Kodak easyshare Z740 camera, turn on and goes right back off. Battery seems to be fine tried several charged batteries. Mine does the same thing as well


This problem is frequently due to corroded battery terminals inside the camera. Remove the batteries and wipe the terminals with a soft cloth (heavy corrosion may require a fine wire brush, steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue left in the camera by the cleaning. Clean the terminals on the batteries in the same manner, and then replace them in the camera. This cures most problems, but if it doesn't work for you, check the Kodak troubleshooting guide at:

http://www.kodak.com/global/en/service/repair/troubleshooting/troubleshooting.jhtml?pq-path=6198

It uses a simple Q&A format to diagnose problems and propose solutions.

May 31, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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Have Kodak easyshare Z740 camera, turn on and goes right back off. Battery seems to be fine tried several charged batteries.


Remove the batteries and clean the battery contacts inside the camera with a soft cloth (a heavy buildup on the contacts may require cleaning with a fine wire brush, steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that the cleaning leaves in the camera, and then reinstall the batteries. This clears most power-on problems, but if yours persists, check the Kodak troubleshooting guide at:

http://www.kodak.com/global/en/service/repair/troubleshooting/troubleshooting.jhtml?pq-path=6198

May 13, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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My camera all of a sudden attempts to come on and then cuts off.


I may be able to help with your Kodak EasyShare Z740 that turns itself off.

It may be a 'lens extending' problem, or it might be fixed with a combination of button presses to reset it while turning it on.

Try these steps to fix your camera.

I hope that helps.
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Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix
Kodak EasyShare Z740 Manual Download

Mar 30, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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Kodak Z740


I may be able to help with your Kodak EasyShare Z740 that turns itself off.

Try these steps to fix your camera.

I hope that helps.
_____________________________________________
Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix
Kodak EasyShare Z740 Manual Download

Jan 03, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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Camera will not turn on at all


I may be able to help with your Kodak EasyShare Z740 that turns itself off.

Try these steps to fix your camera.

I hope that helps.
_____________________________________________
Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix
Kodak EasyShare Z740 Manual Download

Aug 20, 2008 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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Won't turn on after changing batteries


I may be able to help with your Kodak EasyShare Z740 that turns itself off.

It may be a 'lens extending' problem, or it might be fixed with a combination of button presses to reset it while turning it on.

Try these steps to fix your camera.

I hope that helps.
_____________________________________________
Kodak EasyShare Z740 Turns Off Fix
Kodak EasyShare Z740 Manual Download

Feb 29, 2008 | Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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