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I have a Coolpix 5400. I get a "lens error" msg on the screen when zooming the lens. Also the AF and other light on the viewer flashes when this happens. At this point,the camera becomes inoperable.

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If ginko's suggestion doesn't work out,...
\015\012Please, check THIS Nikon advisory regarding your camera. You may qualify for "complimentary" service to repair the cause of the issue you're experiencing.
\015\012This is the 1st time I've seen this for a consumer product. You have to submit a request through Nikon in order to receive a replacement manual. It cannot be viewed or downloaded from Nikon online. (I was attempting to find your manual or any documentation w/ references to trouble-shooting the issue you're experiencing.)
\015\012HERE is Nikon's FAQs for instruction manuals.
\015\012That's OK, though. You can find the manual HERE.
\015\012Just enter your camera's model number.
You have a damaged lens sometime dust , sand, or dirt can get in the lens gears and when ever you try to zoom it hits the obstruct and causes the error. This is a very common problem. you can try some compressed canned air and blow around the lens and see if that fixes it but if not it will need to be serviced. lens cleanning can cost anywhere from 30.00 and if the lens is damaged and need to be repalaced it can go over 100.00 I charge for a lens 85.00 plus shipping if that is all it is for this type of problem. I hope this helps.Let me know if you need anything else.
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