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THE SHUTTER STUCK OPEN AND NOTHING HAPPENS, EXCEPT FOR IT SOUNDS LIKE A MOTOR IS RUNNING . IF I PUSH ANY BUTTON THE MOTOR RUNS. THE SHUTTER HAS CLOSED.ITRIED REMOVEING THE BATTERIES AND PUTTING THEM BACK IN. I have a Pentax zx-50 SLR camera

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Loader gear broken,get it replaced ,get it done by a camera tec.

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I HAVE A 35MM PENTAX ME CAMERA AND IT APPEARS THAT THE SHUTTER IS STUCK. WHEN I MOVE THE APERTURE SETTINGS I SEE THE OPENING MOVING BUT LOOKING THROUGH THE VIEW FINDER IT IS TOTALLY BLACK. WOULD I NEED A NEW BATTERY?

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