Question about Canon PowerShot G5 Digital Camera
Have you tried the Canon web site. If under warranty well worth trying If not they may well offer a low cost refurbished exchange scheme
Posted on May 11, 2007
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There is a possibility that a bit of grit or debris has got stuck in the retraction mechanism or the lens has been knocked out of alignment.
The camera will have switches inside to tell it when the lens is retracted or extended and if it doesn't make contact within the expected time then it will give this error.
If the there is no warrantee or you dont mind voiding it then I would suggest carefully disassembling the camera and turning the retraction motor by hand to see where the problem is.
Please comment again if you discover anything.
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