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Lens error, Restart camera

I keep getting "Lens error, restart camera" message on my powershot A640

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This error message is displayed when a malfunction occurs in the lens. Sometimes it can be a manufacturing fault other times it may be due to a grit of sand in a gear, or damage to a barrel. The only remedy is to have a service centre inspect it for you. It is most probable that the lens will need to be replaced. Good luck!

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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