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Vivitar 5386 turning the camera on, i get a "lens error" sign, and then the lens will go back in (after being 1/4 of an inch out) and the camera will shut itself off, how do i fix the lens?? ive tried air into the lens, and different batteries, and i tried opening the caemra up, but i couldnt get off the last screw, so i dont know what to do

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I suggest that you take your camera to a profesional camera shop, like Jessops, and see what they say. if they cannot fix it then just buy a new camera.

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Oct 27, 2011 | Vivitar ViviCam 5386 Digital Camera

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Dec 17, 2010 | Vivitar ViviCam 5386 Digital Camera

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Lens opens when I turn the camera on, but then stays open and the camera shuts its self off. Tried all of the troubleshooting solutions. :(

If you tried all of the troubleshooting options on the website then I would contact customer support directly for repair instructions:

Customer Support US: 1-800-592-9541 UK: 0-800-917-4831 Australia : 1-800-006-614

Aug 04, 2010 | Vivitar ViviCam 5386 Digital Camera

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Lense will not fully retract or extend pics are blurry


One of these reasons Causes the Problem:
  • Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism.
  • camera's been dropped with the lens extended.
  • he camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension.
  • the battery ran down with the lens extended
In Order to do somthing about that read this article.

Do It Yourself Digital Camera Repair: Fixing a Lens Error ona Digital Camera.

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Nov 03, 2009 | Vivitar ViviCam 5386 Digital Camera

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Vivitar 7340 lens error

I have a Vivitar 7340 and i would get the lens error 1114 and it would shut off. with the camera off and the lens full out. i turned the back and forth with a little force. turned the camera back on and it works great

Jan 08, 2009 | Vivitar ViviCam 5385 Digital Camera

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Lens Error

This is probably THE most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here:

Oct 02, 2008 | Vivitar ViviCam 5386 Digital Camera

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Lens Error

It sound like your lens is either jammed or the motor that causes the lens to open has a problem. First try spraying a can of compressed air around the lens while you turn it on. Also make sure that you are using high output batteries. Digital camera's require high capacity batteries to operate properly but if you are getting a error message then that means that the camera is turning on. Usually if you use regular batteries the camera will just cycle on and off but the lens will come out and go back in. Has this camera been dropped?

Mar 17, 2008 | Vivitar ViviCam 5386 Digital Camera

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Won't work

Sounds like dirt or something is preventing the lens from opening up. Your best bet is to get a can of compressed air and a fully charged set of batteries and while the lens is oopening, spray the air into the lens opening. If after a dozen tries, then you may need to have the camera checked out. Keep in mind that the cost of a high end tech (taking apart a digital camera is about as difficult as open heart surgery!) may cost more that just buying another one.

Mar 11, 2008 | Vivitar ViviCam 5386 Digital Camera

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Vivitar vivicam 5386

I have had that problem too. All I had to do is change the battery. But don't mix match batteries good luck.

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