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Lens Problem I'm getting "Lens" message everytime I turn on my Camera. I have a Powershot g3. It turns off after that, and I cannot get it to turn on at all...

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That means its jumped track or the motor is jammed.
likely dropped.
complete dissemble required to fix.

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What you are seeing is a generic stuck lens error message, turning off the camera and turning it on again will not fix the lens unfortunately.

Your lens needs to be cleaned or repaired, and if it cant be repaired it needs to be replaced. There are online places that will do it for a decent price and there are others that overcharge by way too much.

Fixya rules prevent me from giving you a link to anything off Fixya that would help you fix your camera.

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