Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera ?
I dropped my coolpix L18 and bent the lens. It
\015 I dropped my coolpix L18 and bent the lens. Now it won't retract or turn on, it just says lens error. Can the lens be fixed if I open the camera?Help!!!!\015
Try the procedures in this tip.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
I dropped my coolpix L18 and bent the lens. It
Try the procedures in this tip. ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
Jammed lens I dropped my nikon coolpix L18 as I was taking a picture and it fell right on its lens! I guess it jammed, i picked up the camera and the lens looked like it was pushed in crooked. Now when I turn on the camera, it says lens error. What can I do to fix this? Do i need a new camera? =(
Hey latyrant,\015\012 If the lens visibly looks crooked then the lens is probably broken and needs to be repaired by an authorized service technician. One thing you could try is placing the camera on a flat surface w ... Digital Cameras
I dropped my Nikon Coolpix L18. The lens does not come on and it gives lens error. the portion which covers the lens seems to be loos. I am in Africa and ready to try every thing to get it working to get some pics.
Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. O ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
My friend dropped my camera . It is the Nikon Coolpix. The lens got shifted up. It is sticking out and is bent. The screen keeps saying lens error.
... Nikon COOLPIX S200 Digital Camera
I accidently dropped my nikon coolpix l18 camera when it was on. It just turned off and the lens is still open. I changed the batteries but can't turn it on.
You've damaged the lens. It costs at least $150 to repair, which is more than the camera cost. I advise you to buy a new camera because there is no way around it! ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
I dropped my Nikon Coolpix L18 and the lens is stuck out. How do I fix it?
There is a general help page on this problem atthis link ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
Nikon Coolpix L20 dropped while the lens was out and now it's bent and won't go back in.
Sorry, but there's no safe or sure DIY fix for the lens problem -- your camera needs professional attention, and any attempt at homebrew repair will probably make the problem worse. I suggest that you take it to a local camera shop (NOT the camera d ... Digital Cameras
Bent lens I have dropped my canon digital camera. The lens will now not retract and it is bent at an angle. When I turn it on it just says "lens error restart camera" Can i fix this myself?
From what you describe it doesn't sound good. But here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for about 50% of lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty they're worth a try:\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera
Lens error message on nikon coolpix L18 I purchased my Nikon L18 Cool Pix camera last September ('08). Last week when I turned it on, the lens extended fully, then retracted fully as I got a "lens error" message.'' PLEASE HELP! I don't want to replace this camera so soon.
Hi,When system control does not get lens initialize signal while extending it, then it try again by folding it and extending and still no required initialize signal then generate error and stop further functions.Please remove batter ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
Nikon coolpix L18 lens error
This is probably THE single most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
Lens error message on nikon coolpix L18 - Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
This is the third coolpix that I've had to either repair or replace in the past two years. The first time, Nikon told me that there was nothing they could do to repair the lens and suggested that while the camera was under warranty, to replace it for ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
Lens error,lens stock up,,Nikon Coolpix L19 - Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
HelloThank you for using FIXYA!!!This\015\012 is a suggestion. If you do not feel comfortable trying ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
Bent lens. The camera is 6 months old and was dropped, the lens is bent in at an angle,it switches on but wont take photos. I havent tried anything yet, I would like some advice first, also is there anywhere to look at an internal diagram. Thank you. Derek.
The complete service manual costs US$21.00 and we can upload.\015\012The Lens block may be expensive at US$120.00-3 weeks and needs confirmation.\015\012Regards,\015\012\015\012Siva ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera
My Camera (Nikon Coolpix S3000) broke because I dropped it while the lens was extended out... and the lens hit the ground. Now when I try to straighten out the lens, I turn the camera on and off, and when it turns off, the lens doesn't go in all the way, and when I turn it on, the lens goes extends out, but immediatley goes back in again!! (but not all the way) I am lost, and extremley disappointed. Please help.
HelloThank you for using FIXYA!!!This\012 is a suggestion. If you do not feel comfortable trying it, you will ne ... Nikon Coolpix S3000 Digital Camera
Lens Stuck My Lens is stuck on my Coolpix S200 and I'm getting the Lens Error message. I tried to push it back in like I read on here and it went partly in and now its completely jammed. I've only had my camera for about 4 months. Please help!! I'm hoping to fix it myself. i dropped my camera and now the lens wont come out. Everytime i turn on the camera it tells me to turn it off then on again. I've done it multiple times and it doesnt work. I tryed to push the lens in and out but it doesnt ma
YOU CANNOT REPAIR THIS SOPHISTICATED CAMERA YOURSELF!!\015\012I guess pushing the lens inside may have made the problem worse.\015\012I follow a rule- if you drop an electronic equipment and a problem occurs- it usually takes a profession ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera
Hi, My daughter (12 years old) saved her money and bought a Nikon Coolpix L11 camera (SN# 34031249)from Target 8 months ago. She dropped it resulting in the following: - A silver round lens front came off (we have it) - A black lens ring with hole came off (we have it) - The interior lens extension looks tilted. - The screen says "lens error" She said it worked some at first, but had a line across it (I'm not sure if she meant the viewer or the picture) Target wouldnt ta
OOOOH, sounds like a doosy! I'm not convinced it's fixable but you are going to have to take it apart to see for sure. \015\012\015\012Remove the case screws and try to pull the casing apart. If your not used to taking electronics apar ... Digital Cameras
Good Day. I dropped my Nikon Coolpix L16 camera onto a table. Since then when i switch the device on the lens goes out about a quarter and the goes back in and i get a lens error message. I noticed that when the lens goes out it bends to the right(looking from the top) and gets stuck by something. When i pull the lens a little to the left while switching it on everything works fine. A very small metal part came out of the camera. Any ideas? is it repairable?
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\012\01 ... Digital Cameras
I dropped my casio exilim 7.2 mega pixels digital camera EX-Z77 while the lens was out. The lens does not appear to be bent or damaged but reports a lens error and will not turn on and the lens will not go all the way in. What do I do?
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Casio Exilim EX-Z77 Digital Camera
Hello my name is ashley, i have a question about my nikon coolpix s3000 camera. i accidently dropped it and now the camera lens got messed up everything else is working fine but is just the lens that is not working. The lens stays out when i turn it off and it wont go in again. and when i want to take a picture it says lens error or sometimes it does take the picture but is all blurry. and i want to know if this is fixable.
Oh you silly boy,,,,,we have all done that in our time,,,what you have done is knock the lens gearing out of wack,,,well its busted for good,, as it may well be,,, but if you genteelly push on the lens when you turn off the carera it may help it to " ... Nikon Coolpix S3000 Digital Camera
I went to turn on my nikon coolpix L18 and the lens came out and it stop and it says lens error and the lens does'nt want to go back in or it wont let me take pictures cause it says lens error
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \015\012probability is that yo ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera .Lens Error Lens is stuck out. No i did not drop it.went 2 use turned it on i got a lens error.HELP
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Digital Cameras
I dropped my Nikon coolpix s10 on the floor and it shows lens error when I turn it on. Also, there is a circular rubber thing loose in front of the lens. and the lens does not look centered.
Hi,This is a common Error. There is NO Reset Button. If under \015\012Warranty,\015\012send the Unit for Repair. Unless use the below techniques, if that\015\012could help.There is no point in Getting it Repaired by a tech it would\015\01 ... Nikon COOLPIX S10 Digital Camera
I DROPPED MY COOLPIX L6. When I switch it on the lens extrudes normally and I can take a photo. When I switch it off there is a buzzing sound as if the lens is trying to retract. I then get the message Lens error and a Triangle appears with the ! sign. Question: Is it possible to repair the damage
Hi,\015\012\015\012As motor is running but lens won't retract sometimes lens would slip off with the gear or break off a tooth in the gear when it gets dropped. Try to gently move the lens barrel around with the finger and see if it is moving, ... Nikon Coolpix 5200 Digital Camera
My nikon coolpix S230 was dropped when the lens was out and now it just says lens error and the lens wont go in.
My nikon coolpix s230 was dropped with the lens out and no it wont go in either. in the inside of the lens a piece of plastic was forced in front of the lens that takes the picture. The warrenty will return and exchange my camera. Good Luck with fixi ... Nikon COOLPIX S230 Digital Camera
Zoom error. My daughter dropped our camera. I get the same zoom error. The lens casing is bent and the lens is stuck open. I have removed the lens but can't seem to straighten it out. Can I order a new part?
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a profess ... Fuji FinePix F20 Digital Camera