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My sony I just got a DSC-S40 from a friend. I actually swoped my previous camera for this one. When I switch it on, the lens seems to get stuck and not come out all the way. I makes a grinding noise and does not show any picture on the screen. The flash goes off when I push the button, and the little guide dots on the lcd screen shows, but the the screen stays black. I am able to view the photo's that are on the camera taken before this problem, but am unable to take any photo's now. The shutter opens and closes when i switch it on and off, but the lens seems to get stuck half way out...help???

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I can fix your camera, it is not an easy thing to post because the post would be forever long....

$20 and it would be good as new.


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