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Clicking noise when it turns on and won't focus, lens error also

When ever I turn on my camera it makes a ticking type noise and I have to pull the battery out. sometimes it also says lens error. What is wrong. I put fresh double A batteries in it, and it didn't solve the problem

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What you are describing is probably the beginning of a possible lens error. If the camera still operates correctly (the lens extends correctly, you can still take photos that are correctly focused) then there may be sand or dirt in the lens mechanism that will eventually cause a failure. Just as an initial step, get a can of compressed air and blow out the space between the lens barrel and the camera body. If the clicking noises continue and the lens movement is not smooth, it is time to contact Nikon support at the link below

http://www.nikonusa.com/Find-Your-Nikon/Product/Digital-Camera/26156/COOLPIX-S630.html


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