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I DROPPED MY COOLPIX L6. When I switch it on the lens extrudes normally and I can take a photo. When I switch it off there is a buzzing sound as if the lens is trying to retract. I then get the message Lens error and a Triangle appears with the ! sign. Question: Is it possible to repair the damage

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Hi,
As motor is running but lens won't retract sometimes lens would slip off with the gear or break off a tooth in the gear when it gets dropped. Try to gently move the lens barrel around with the finger and see if it is moving, but if tooth or gear is broken lens will move onces or twice then it will stuck again.

May be camera need to be disassembled to get at the focusing ring at right position so that it can move freely. I would recommend you to take your device to the camera shop (nikon service center) to looked at to see if it could serviced.

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Posted on Sep 07, 2010

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