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Coolpix lens opens retracts opens then closes again and lens error appears

When turn camera on, lens opens, retracts, opens, then closes. Makes buzzing noises while doing this. Then lens error! message appears.

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Hello

When you turn the camera on the lens comes out and has parameters when extending to focus, if the lens does not open fully it sees a problem and then closes.

there are tiny plastic gears inside and may have chipped or a piece of sand got in causing the lens to jamb. "very fragile"

one solution is to ask a camera repair shop how much a lens mechanism would be to replace. (if cost is more than 1/2 of what you paid dont bother)

another solution is to have someone sell your camera on an auction site for parts, to make some money towards another camera purchase

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

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