Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I drop my camera while the lens was out and when it droppped the lens bent in and now it cant close. i cant do anything to with it.


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Try needle nose plyers to bend it back.it will not be covered under the warrenty and will cost more then the price you paid to fix! or better use your hand be firm but gentle once lined up it should be fine
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I drop my camera while the lens was out and when it droppped the lens bent in and now it cant close. i cant do anything to with it.


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At first when turn on the camera and the lens got out but the camera dosent work and know y cant closed. still out always. The camera make a weird noise and dosent close the lens.the screen show:"lens error, restart the camera"


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