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Lens error Hit there my lens is all the way out and stuck there. When I trun It on it say lens error, restart camera. Than the camera shuts down on its own. I put new batterys in it still nothing.

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  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2008

    Hello Justin,

    Thank you so much for you tips. It really worked and I can use my camera! I was about to buy another camera since repair costs almost like a new one. Thanks a lot...............Shlomo

  • kb-sc Feb 21, 2008

    my leans was out and i droped it on my bedroom floor and now it wont come on well it comes on but it tells me 2 restart the camera and i just got it this X-mas and i dont think i can take it back what do i do ,,, and i have a power shot A430

  • alex-mylo Mar 13, 2008

    same thing it is stuck out wont come back in " lens error restart camera" how do i restart?

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Hello Justin,
Thank you so much for you tips regarding lens error. It really worked and I can use my camera! I was about to buy another camera since repair costs almost like a new one. Thanks a lot...............Shlomo

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If the A430 camera is no longer under warranty, here's how to fix it, and it's relatively easy: http://homepage.mac.com/jpelling/page0/page0.html By the way, don't know Justin, but he did a very nice job showing how to open the case and clean out grit and sand from the camera's drive gear. Make sure you send him an email to thank him :)

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It seems as a problem with the zooming mechanism (lens would not retract or extended) Press the power button on and hold it down while extending and twisting the telescopic zoom lens. It might fix your problem. In any case it could not make it worse Good luck!

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