Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 5200 Digital Camera ?
Lens error the lens is stuck open and giving a 'lens error' message. is there anything we can do?
Try jiggling the lens. Use compressed air to blow out any grit around the lens barrel. If that doesn't do it, you'll need to get the camera serviced.
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