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My Nikon COOLPIX P510 purchased 7/10/12 is having several

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My Nikon COOLPIX P510 purchased 7/10/12 is having several problems. First the zoom lens sticks and will not work smoothly, second the batteries don't hold a charge (I have 3), finally the camera won't turn on dependably and often shuts off as soon as an attempt is made to take a picture. After several attempts to turn it on and replacing the card and/or battery the camera will sometimes work fine. The zoom does not.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Richard replied 11 months ago.

Hi there and welcome

Can you remove the battery please then hold the shutter button down for 60 seconds then release.

Wait 5 minutes, put the battery back in and try to turn it on.

Tell me please if it now starts correctly.

Thank you