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Canon ixux My Canon Ixus 70 displays 'lens error restart camera' when switched on. It hasn't been dropped. It is 14 months old so will be out of warranty Any advice would be very much appreciated

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  • deuce75rus Nov 30, 2008

    I have the same problem, but the camera is only 6 month old.

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Try newer batteries 1st see online if ther is firmware update for your cannon.com model camera try those 1st thx nick

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Always check the batteries first but if is it still giving the same fault, your camera is faulty.
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Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...

Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 50% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

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http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

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