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Lens error - stuck half open - Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera


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I had the same problem!! I accidently dropped the camera while the lens were extended and then they were stuck halfway. There are 3 layers on the lens and I tried to push the second layer back in. I heard a click and then I turned on the camera. The lens went out and back in, and they worked again!
\015\012Note: I would only do this as a last option and if you wouldn't mind knowing it could also damage your camera forever
Just check the power of battery ........ if it is ok just remove the battery .........clean the battery contacts properly and once again insert the battery ............then power on this will remove your problem
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