Question about Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera
Can you please assit in taking our S400 apart. We have the whole E18 thing going on and Canon will only replace the camera if we pay for it. We have sand it it probably
The E18 error is fairly common. 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.
Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. Have already fixed several cameras with this problem by using these methods:
Recommend trying and re-trying the above methods to fix your camera. They usually work. Really don't recommend digging into your camera to fix it as it is very involved. Here's an example E18 disassembly repair for an SD300:
Posted on Nov 19, 2007
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