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Nikon s220 lens error

When it is turned on the lens goes out, tries to adjust itself, then goes back in, then out several times & tries to forcus before turning itself back off. It makes "whirling" & buzzing noises all the while it's focusing. My daughter did take to Florida this past spring; however she's used it since then. I used canned air on the lens when I turned it on but it didn't help.

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The s220 seems to be very susceptible to lens errors, usually associated with the lens barrel being unaligned. It only takes the slightest bump/drop in many cases. Fixing it is a hit or miss solution. http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html Has a good list of possible fixes.

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