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Nikon Coolpix L20 dropped while the lens was out and now it's bent and won't go back in.


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Sorry, but there's no safe or sure DIY fix for the lens problem -- your camera needs professional attention, and any attempt at homebrew repair will probably make the problem worse. I suggest that you take it to a local camera shop (NOT the camera department at a chain store) or contact the repair folks at Nikon through their Nikon.com web site to arrange repair. Be sure to get a firm price before you commit, though. The fix can approach the price of a new camera, and repairs typically only carry a 30-day warranty.
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Nikon Coolpix L20 dropped while the lens was out and now it's bent and won't go back in.


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OK, I would try to get the receipt information from the retailer and try to exchange for another.\015\012\015\012If this proves futile, the camera will have to be serviced or replaced.\015\012\015\012Kodak.com says that they a ... Digital Cameras

I dropped my coolpix L18 and bent the lens. It


Try the procedures in this tip. ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

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HelloThank you for using FIXYA!!!This\012 is a suggestion. If you do not feel comfortable trying it, you will ne ... Nikon Coolpix S3000 Digital Camera

I went to turn on my nikon coolpix L18 and the lens came out and it stop and it says lens error and the lens does'nt want to go back in or it wont let me take pictures cause it says lens error


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Oh you silly boy,,,,,we have all done that in our time,,,what you have done is knock the lens gearing out of wack,,,well its busted for good,, as it may well be,,, but if you genteelly push on the lens when you turn off the carera it may help it to " ... Nikon Coolpix S3000 Digital Camera

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Dropped my tz8 wont turn off and lens to move back in, shutters wont close and wont focus, worth fixing it or just replace


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I dropped my slr camera and now the lens wont attach back on


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