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My nikon says lens error

My camera says lens error. The lens is also stuck in the position as if it where taking pictures. It will not retract.

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    same thing with mine... it was dropped

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Remove the 4 screws from the bottom 2 each from the sides, gently remove back leaving the wires and cables attached, remove 4 screws on logic board. left up slightly then set back down. Set the back cover in place put in batteries and test. When working put screws back in and your set.

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My camera says lens error. the lens is also stuck in the position as if it where taking pictures. it will not retract.

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There is a possibility that a bit of grit or debris has got stuck in the retraction mechanism or the lens has been knocked out of alignment.

The camera will have switches inside to tell it when the lens is retracted or extended and if it doesn't make contact within the expected time then it will give this error.

If the there is no warrantee or you dont mind voiding it then I would suggest carefully disassembling the camera and turning the retraction motor by hand to see where the problem is.

 

Please comment again if you discover anything.

Good luck

 

 

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