Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 5600 Digital Camera ?

Lens cover on Nikon 5600 no longer fully opens

\015 The lens cover on my Nikon 5600 no longer fully opens. You can take pictures, but they have a black letterbox effect from the lens cover. Any fix for this?\015

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