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Camera switches itself off seconds after turning it on

When i press the power button the camera makes the noise of turning itself on, the lens pops out and then nothing. The power light goes off and it doesnt do anything. Please can someone help, I am going away on holidays tomorrow and need it to work....

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I also have this problem when batteries are almost dead. Fresh batteries solve the problem every time.

Posted on May 08, 2007

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Mine does this when the batteries are almost dead. I put fresh batteries in, no problem!!! Paul

Posted on Apr 23, 2007

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This is a service center job and I think the lens assy motor is jammed. Take to a near by camera repair center

Posted on Feb 04, 2007

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