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Powers on Lens move in then out,Blank display

My nikon p60 will not turn on and cannot reset. the lens is in 'on' position, but when i hit off button, lens stays in place. i then take out good batteries and replace the batteries and same problem occurs. in other words, cannot turn cam to on position

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Hi...The transmission system that moves the lens in and out has a problem with it's gears. There is most likely a gear or an actuator that has fallen out of alignment and is getting stuck at a certain point as the lens comes in/out.There is some disturbacnce of the lens arrangement that is preventing the lens from coming in/out.Any of these symptoms above could trigger the camera to shut itself off to protect itself from further damage. thank u rate me!!!

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