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Problem during assembly in reverse order on Canon SD300 (Ixus40)

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Impossible to close the lens of my Canon digital camera SD300 (Ixus40). I followed the solution #3 posted on Apr 09, 2006 by Silly girl (http://www.fixya.com/support/t102982-e_18_problem). But at last step "The assembly of the camera takes place in reverse order" I don't remember the good position of the 3 rings between them (lens units). Please help me. Thank you.

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Not quite sure where you are having the problem with your camera, but there are several places on the internet that can help fix your camera and/or lens.

Here is one listing I found on eBay for you - http://cgi.ebay.com/Canon-SD500-Camera-LENS-BARRIER-SHUTTER-FLAPS-REPAIR_W0QQitemZ260164183646QQihZ016QQcategoryZ64352QQcmdZViewItem
You can email him your model number and he should be able to help you.
Best of luck!

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