Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera ?

Can my Nikon coolpixl18 camera that I dropped be fixed easily?

\015 I have a Nikon coolpix l18 camera that I dropped. When I hit the power button a green light flashes, the lens doesn't open all the way and the screen doesn't light up. Can this be fixed or is it trashed?\015

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Can my Nikon coolpixl18 camera that I dropped be fixed easily?


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