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Shutter stuck. The zoom lens comes out OK, but the shutter stays shut. Not been dropped, but lasy used in a severe rain and thunderstorm.

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Hellow shutter stuck there is a flex moving circuit in the lens.by using long it get damaged it self.shutter assy depends on it to work n if is deffective,replacement required so no one help u by net.so u need a camera repairer.try near u.... thanks....

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