My Nikon Coolpix L2 camera one day suddenly, on powering on the lens came out and a started emanating burring noise from the lens assembly. After some time the burring noise stopped but the screen showed "lens error" message and did not switch off. On keeping the power switch pressed when the camera was tapped a couple of times the lens retracted and the camera switched off. This repeated everytime I switched on the camera. At times while tapping the camera suddenly starts working normaly, but switching off is possible only after tapping the camera while keeping the power switch pressed. Any suggestions what am I supposed to do?? Thanks..
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i had the same problem....my problem was the lens was pushed forward and the third zoom was pushed back. so the lens is blocking the cover(thing that covers the lens) so push the lens back carefully with a cottom swab and pull the third zoomer thingy out.
Lens error is usually caused by mechanical faults concerning lens assembly. The lens cannot extend or retract fully, the error is detected and lens error is returned. Sometimes this can be fixed playing with the lens during extraction or retraction to help the lens asset getting back to normal. More often the camera lens must be disassembled and re-assembled by a technician to fix the problem.
This is probably THE single most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
It seems as a problem with the zooming mechanism (lens would not retract or extended)
Press the power button on and hold it down while extending and twisting the telescopic zoom lens. It might fix your problem.
In any case it could not make it worse