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Hi, I have a Nikon Dx 18-55mm lens and it was splashed on when I was taking pictures. It will only take one picture and then it won't work anymore. I have to turn the camera off and on to get it to work. My other lens works fine without a problem. Do I need to get a new lens?

Technician's Assistant: Are you experiencing the same issue in different shooting modes, or just one?

I'm not sure. I believe I've tried to use it on different modes and it's the same problem.

Technician's Assistant: Has there been any damage to your camera recently (e.g. from dropping it or getting it wet)?

Just that one incident when I was taking a picture at a park and a big wave of water hit the camera.

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Camera Expert to know before I connect you?

Let me get back to you later. I have a meeting in 5 minutes. Thanks!

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I'm trying to figure out if there's something that I could do to fix it.
Camera and Video Technician: Harry, Camera and Video Technician replied 1 month ago

How old is the camera?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
It is a Nikon D3200 and I purchased it 3 years ago new. The book is copyrighted 2012. The lens is still for sale over over the place new. On one side it has Nikon DX AF-5NIKKOR 18-55mm 13.55.6GI ED and on the other side it has DX SWMED Aspherical 0.28m/0.92ft 52
Camera and Video Technician: Harry, Camera and Video Technician replied 1 month ago

Unfortunately, yes you will need to get another lens.

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