Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera ?

Http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-le... My lens will not open. I put in fresh batteries so I know that is not the problem. The light comes on, but the lens remains closed.

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Make sure the battery contacts, and contacts inside the camera are clean, also. Sounds like either the lens gear motor might be bad, or the gears themselves. If you're mechanically minded, you might try to take it apart and investigate, then buy a similar good, used one on Ebay if you decide not to fix it.
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