Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 7600 Digital Camera ?

The zoom is stuck in the out position and will not retract back into the camera!


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Hi there, welcome to FixYa.

The problem your having is that sand and/or dirt gets in the lens mechanism of the camera. When the little cog inside gets sand or dirt in it, it prevents it from moving. It is what causes 95 percent of all lens errors. The other 5 percent are when the guide pins get misaligned and don't go back in the tracks properly. Mis aligned pins happen alot of times when you drop it with the lens extended, so let's go with the easy one first.

Take an air compressor (or borrow a friends) and put the nozzle up to the space in between the lens and and the camera. Blow it out real good. It may take a couple of tries, but it should free it up.

Let me know if that helped, and feel free to rate my answer.

Rob
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