Lens repair. Are they really fixing anything? Help me translate these parts please

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scokill
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Re: Lens repair. Are they really fixing anything? Help me translate these parts please

toomanycanons wrote:

scokill wrote:

Camillo wrote:

In my experience fixing lenses myself and seeing other people post Nikon´s parts list when the lenses are fixed I can say that when you service a lens, sometimes things brake even if you have as much experience as I do. So you have to have brushes and such replaced as they can bend or brake during disassembly or reassembly. That is why camera manufacturers are reluctant to fix cameras or lenses to a certain extent as more things get damaged as you dive deeper in to lenses and cameras.

Nikon is certainly not at all reluctant to fix a camera or lens....how did you come to that conclusion? They will even tell you it's not economically feasible...that it would cost more than worth.

Which is what he said.

Kind of.....they aren't reluctant to dive deep to fix the camera at all. They are stewards of the customer's money when the cost to do so doesn't make sense. I don't think they are worried at all about "brushes and such replaced as they can bend or brake during disassembly or reassembly" which was stated as the reason to why manufacturers  are "reluctant" to fix certain camera or lens damage.   I would expect that multiple major parts needing to be replaced would be the primary driver (lens elements, circuit boards, processor, AF motor, image sensor, VR unit, etc.), followed secondarily by labor, not brushes and such that can bend or break during assembly and reassembly.

I could be wrong as I am not a repair person but have worked on a variety of electronics.

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