Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX S60 Digital Camera ?

My Nikon Coolpix S60 makes a ticking noise when first turned on. It shows my home screen, but continues to make the noise and then later shows a "lens error" warning on the screen. I have cleaned my battery and battery chamber, but still no luck. I really hope to not have to seek professional repair.

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There is a worm gear on the motor shaft which is running when you turn camera on but the gear around lens is out of timing so it doesnt move...and it shows error you need to show it to tech to get timing adjusted.
If the camera is already out of warranty, you have the opportunity to be creative. My daughter has the same camera and used it on the beach in the wind. When she shut it off, the lens shutter wouldn't close. I tried many of the tricks described in other forums, ie., battery removal and tapping gently, nothing would dislodge the foreign object within the gear mechanism. In my daughters case it was fairly obvious the foreign object was a small grain of sand (or many grains of sand). I then used a vacuum cleaner (over the lens opening), while cycling the power button on the S60 and gently tapping the camera. The foreign object in the gear mechanism was dislodged after about 3 power cycles. I was surprised at how easy it was, but wouldn't recommend the method for the faint of heart. The method should be considered a last resort before sending the S60 to a repair center.
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