Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX S200 Digital Camera ?

My camera got a fall, lens fixed extended, displaying "lens error", local camera shop tried to fix it but failed, said if they had another damaged one they could probably swap parts


Answers :

Hi there and welcome to FixYa.
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\015\012In my opinion, the guide pins are out of alignment. It usually happens when the camera is dropped, or bumped hard while the lens is extended.
\015\012The shop you took your camera to is not a good place to go anymore. They should have been able to take your camera apart and realign the guide pins back in their tracks.
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\015\012For YOU to do the fix on your own for this camera without taking it apart is pretty severe. It may wind up causing more damage than what is already done.
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\015\012If you do this, then you must be ready to toss the camera in the trash and it's your final option. Like I said, if you do it wrong, then your camera is good for nothing but the trash.
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\015\012Again...CAUTION! This may damage your camera. But if your up to it, try this:
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\015\012Turn your camera on, while it's powering up, take ahold of the lens and push it in while twisting it. What your trying to do is align the guide pins back into the tracks they go in. You want to listen for a click sound. If you hear the click, then stop and try it to see if the camera works. There is a picture of what I'm talking about on this page.
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/
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\015\012Hope this helps.
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\015\012Rob
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