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When i turn on the camera lens automatically comes out but goes straight back in again. New batteries inserted but sti the same

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It's possible there is some obstruction blocking the lens. Check around the lens and see if there is anything small like a piece of cloth, or anything that could get stuck when retracting.

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That's an internal problem, not related to batteries. You have to take it to a repair shop to have it checked out.

Posted on Mar 28, 2011

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