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Lense cover won't open

Consulted all Menu and Function options without success.

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  • hayshake Mar 27, 2008

    I have purchased 2 canon camcorders, 1 for myself and 1 for my son. Both have developed this problem where no picture is visible when turned on, which could be the lends cover not opening.

  • mamawpam Mar 05, 2009

    Canon DC40 lens cover will not open. Worked fine yesterday.



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Dirt or grain of sand in the small gear box that drives closing and opening of lens cover. Remove front assy. and if you are brave dismantle gear box to clean out. Otherwise just blow without dismanling the gear box.

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