Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera ?

Lens stuck the lens in my coolpix 4300, does not retract or zoon in/ out. a ''system failure'' message appears when switched on. I have changed memory card and batteries, to no avail. The only mode that seems to work is the preview/transfer mode.I have mamaged to transfer my pictures, but the camera will not take pictures. this has happen after going to a hot and humid climate. please help??!!

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My CoolPix 4300 had the same problem. I could hear a "clicking sound" and the sound of the motor trying to retract the lens, but it was stuck. I had nothing to lose, as the camera was useless, so I took it apart. What I found was that there is a long gear on the upper right side of the lens (as you are facing the camera), and the part that interfaced with other gears had worn down and would not engage, thus the lens did not move. There are four small screws that hold the lens to the "motherboard" of the camera, and I removed those to take the lens off. Then, I removed the long, worn gear, reversed it so that the worn end was not clos to the end of the lens, and had a good gear to mesh with the lens motor. That solved it! It works like new now!
The temptarture has probaly mellted or damaged the insides \015\012\015\012did you leave it in a car in the summer
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