Kodak EasyShare C713

Camera does not turn on ¶ 

Batteries ¶ 

If the camera does not turn on, consider replacing the batteries: Batteries Repair Guide

Logic Board ¶ 

There is also the possibility that the camera's logic board needs to be replaced in which case you will have to send it to Kodak, as removing the logic board will ruin the camera.

Camera turns on, then shuts itself off ¶ 

Batteries ¶ 

Try replacing the batteries: Batteries Repair Guide

Logic Board ¶ 

Just as above, the camera's logic board may need to be replaced in which case you will have to send it to Kodak, as removing the logic board will ruin the camera.

Flash does not fire ¶ 

Batteries ¶ 

The batteries may be almost out of charge. Replace them and see if it fixes the problem: Batteries Repair Guide

Settings ¶ 

When the camera is on, set the flash to the symbol that looks like a lightning-bolt with an arrow on it's tip.

Capacitor ¶ 

The capacitor could need to be replaced: Capacitor Repair Guide

Pictures are blurry ¶ 

This may be a few things:

  • The lens of the camera may be dirty, wipe it with a clean cloth.
  • The subject of the picture was too close, be sure there is at least 2.5 feet between the camera and its subject.
  • The subject of the picture was too far away, be sure there is at most 8 ft between the camera and its subject.
  • The subject or photographer may have moved during the shot. Keep the camera still and the subject still when the shot is taken.
  • You may have blocked the infrared emitter on the front of the camera, preventing it from auto-focusing.
  • The lens is no longer functioning correctly, try replacing it: Lens Repair Guide

Camera does not take pictures ¶ 

Try turning the camera off. Leave the camera off for 10 seconds. Turn it back on. If the camera works, then life is good! Otherwise, read on.

Batteries ¶ 

If the camera still cannot take pictures, consider replacing the batteries: Batteries Repair Guide

Lens ¶ 

The lens may be broken, to replace it follow this guide: Lens Repair Guide

Logic Board ¶ 

If replacing the batteries does not work and replacing the lens does not work, the logic board may need to be replaced. If this is the case you will have to send it to Kodak, as removing the logic board will ruin the camera.

Camera buttons and controls are not functioning ¶ 

Batteries ¶ 

If the camera does not even turn on, replace the batteries with new ones: Batteries Repair Guide. If that does not fix it, or the camera turns on but the buttons still do not respond, read on.

Logic Board ¶ 

If the buttons on the camera are non-responsive, it is likely that the logic board is malfunctioning and needs to be replaced in which case you will have to send it to Kodak, as removing the logic board will ruin the camera.

Lens does not fully extend or retract ¶ 

Lens motor is not functioning correctly ¶ 

If your lens is not fully extending the motor may be broken or malfunctioning. If this is the case, the lens assembly will need to be replaced: Lens Repair Guide

Motor is noisy when the lens extends or retracts ¶ 

If the camera still functions normally aside from the noise, there are no repairs needed.

Camera turns off when using zoom ¶ 

Batteries ¶ 

If the camera is turning off when you attempt to zoom, the batteries may be low. Replace them: Batteries Repair Guide

Lens Assembly ¶ 

If the camera only turns off when you zoom, there may be a malfunction or electrical short in the lens assembly. Try replacing the lens assembly: Lens Repair Guide

Logic Board ¶ 

If replacing the lens assembly does not fix the issue, or you feel that the lens is working just fine, the logic board may be malfunctioning. In order to replace the logic board you will need to send it to Kodak. Removing the existing logic board will destroy the camera.

One Comment

Hello...I have a Kodak EasyShare C513. I did not find a selection for this camera. However,

I now cannot open the camera.....period. I know the batteries are new as I installed them before the camera decided to not function. Not ONE button operates. Can you help me?

Carolyn Winney - Reply

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