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Fuji digital camera A370 lens sticking

I have owned this camers for almost two years,and lately the lens seems to stick at various positions, hence pictures are out of focus.The camera has not been dropped or roughly treated. Any ideas??

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It seems the life of digital cameras are 2-3 years. The camera has lens gear problem. The lens assy fails most on digital cameras with moving lens. The plastic gears in the lens assy. are quite fragile in design and when used regularly, gears tends to wear down and eventually damages the lens movement. Many time a small impact or stress on lens when extended do the same damage. The parts are sold as a lens assy and repair cost may run around $100.

Posted on Mar 18, 2007

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