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Olympus FE-130 will NOT focus

Hi, my FE-130 won't focus; even on the sight screen. When viewing a subject on the screen it's only slightly blurry, but when I half push down the "shoot" button, the whole image on the sight screen becomes a blurr of colours with no distinguishable subject. The photo is the same. I've tried rre-setting, I've tried going to a different image mode (ie landscape as opposed to auto), all with the same result. The camera will NOT focus. Any ideas or help?

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  • suerenea May 25, 2008

    My fe-130 will not focus either! view is blurry and clicks when it tries to focus. I have tried all settings with the same result.

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It sounds like the focus motor in the lens is jammed. This could be caused by a knock or possibly sand. You could try tapping the camera (not too hard...). This might free up the motor the only other solution is to take it to a shop.

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