Having problems with your Pentax Optio W30 Digital Camera ?

I got water inside my Pentax w30 last summer and now it just turns on for 2 min then shuts off and won't come back on for any length of time maybe 10 sec then shuts off. that was last summer and it is completly dry now what do you think the problem is and can i fix it? I am fairly handy and don't mind taking it apart will throw it away anyway



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I'm trying to do the same thing. Mine showed exactly the same symptoms as yours, but now (six months later) it will stay switched on. I'm trying to get to the lens assembly as it has some water deposits (salt!) on the inside. I've tried to find a manual that shows how the camera comes apart, but without success.
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