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MY CAMERA IS SAYING "LENS ERROR PLEASE RESTART"

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  • jrcolbert
    jrcolbert May 11, 2010

    You are definitely not alone. It seems this is a common error with a whole lot of people.

    "LENS ERROR PLEASE RESTART" or e18 errors

    http://e18.bitnet.cx/comments.php

    I think people are talking about a class action against Canon about this issue. I am posting this just in case you were not aware of it. Good luck on your search for an answer.




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Don't waste your time with the class action. Lens errors are fairly common for ALL brand cameras with telescopic lenses. 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

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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