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My fuji finepix s when i turn it on it automaticly turns

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my fuji finepix s when i turn it on it automaticly turns offalmost immediately
JA: What's the make/model of your camera? How old is it?
Customer: f8600 3months
JA: What happened right before this popped up? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: unfortunately at 72 years old and havent done any troubleshooting
JA: Anything else you want the camera expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Pete replied 6 months ago.

Hi, I'm Pete. Welcome to JustAnswer! I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Pete replied 6 months ago.

Have you tried fitting fresh batteries?

If the camera still does this when new, fully charged batteries have been fitted then the problem is likely with the lens mechanism.

If the camera detects any problem with the lens mechanism during startup, it will automatically turn off to help prevent any damage to the lens.
This could be caused by some grit or sand getting into the lens mechanism and preventing it from operating normally.
You can try cleaning around the lens, however disassembly and a good cleaning by a camera technician is recommended to resolve this.

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