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What do i do when it says

My camera was working fine until the other night; now every time I turn it on, it says it makes odd noises, and the lens goes in and out (it sounds like it's stuck on something possibly) and after a few seconds of that- it says "lens error". Are there any simple solutions to fixing this problem myself? Or will I have to send it away?

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I had the same issue with my S210, so after reading other people's advice to send it in to Nikon and since that was going to probably cost me as much as the camera itself I figured it wouldn't hurt to try a little something. The lens on mine was a hair off center or had been pushed in on one side (barely - looking at yours you may be able to tell which side) - mine was in my purse also. So, I took my handy dandy skinny prying instrument (normal kitchen butter knife) took the battery out to make it try to open again, then when I popped the battery in as the lens tried to push out I pried the side I thought was a little lower back towards center...I heard a little pop and it worked! The lens came all of the way out and it's all good.

So, use gentle hands and try if you want, but don't think I warranty this!

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