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Lens error, restart camera

Lens is stuck open and reads lens error restart camera. power on and off can hear motor trying to close lens and sutter but just reads error

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  • sallymut Feb 16, 2009

    I tried to force the lens back into place, but unsuccessfully.  Any other ideas?

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I had the the same lens error restart camera problem for almost a month.  If you haven't already, try restarting the camera with the sd1000 in the view pictures setting.  This may allow the lens to retract into position. Next, with the lens extracted, try looking down on the camera from the top to see if the lens is angled downward in any way.  If it is, this means it is jammed into place on one side.  Simply use your fingers to slightly push the lens into proper position.  If you hear a pop, you should be in business! hope this helps!

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