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E 18 error on powershot s2 is

We've been told the repair is more than the cost of the camera. We've tried all the tips and are ready for one last effort by opening the body and fixing it ourselves. what do you suggest? I'm aware of the need to drain the flash capacitor and want to know how to do it. There's an article somewhere on this, but I can't find it again. Thanks.

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Here's the tips again, highly recommend giving them one more shot before opening. And the link to the article to drain the capacitor is in the PLEASE READ THIS FIRST section on the right side of the page. But again, please try the fixes first:

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

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