Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera ?

Lens Error! my camera lens doesn't stay extended and the screen says lens error :-( what do i do?


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My cousin JUST got this error when she took her camera to the beach. (she thinks sand got into it) i brought it to my house and planned on taking it apart. (i'm pretty handy with these things) before i started anything, i tried to make the lens STAY out when it turned on.
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\015\0121. i opened the bottom where the battery is.
\015\0122. i turned on the camera and quickly popped out the battery when it was at its furthest point. (the s210 has a battery latch that pops the battery out on its own. so i just pulled it back so the battery would come out)
\015\0123. from there i pulled out the lens as much as i could (pulled slightly, as it hardly moves when off)
\015\0124. from there i put the battery back in and powered it on
\015\0125. i lens stayed out after it turned on then back off (still giving me the "lens error" screen
\015\0126. i powered on 1 more time and the lens went back in. and the camera worked!
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\015\012you can try this and hopefully it works. (sounds like the gears just got out of place and wouldn't let the lens come out properly)
\015\012and if it doesn't work, you always have nikon to call up! :D
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\015\012 hope this helps someone!
Hi onikaassing,\015\012 A very common problem in all the brands "lens error". The remedy is that you have to replace the lens block assembly. Actueally the sled motor start malfunctioning, Contact nikon service centre maybe they have the component level repair facility which can reduce the repair cost.\015\012Thanks for using fixya.
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