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Canon SD900 My lens is stuck out, and everytime i try and turn on my camera it makes a grinding noise and then reads on the screen, "lens error restart camera" How do i restart the camera? And how do i make the lens not stick out if the camera is off? Thanks for your help!! C

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  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2008

    i can't find the reset button!!!!!

  • Juanto Apr 12, 2008

    I have the same problem, please help.

  • bigga46 Jun 15, 2008

    I have the exact same issue and do not know how to restart the camera.

  • Anonymous Sep 16, 2008

    I have the same problem Canon wouldn't help.

  • Anonymous Oct 09, 2008

    canon SD900 "Lens error, turn off camera" repair cost 120.00 at canon site

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    Same problem here.
    My camera is just 2 years and 2 months old, so just 2 months out of warranty.
    Coïncidence?
    What I found amazing: I did a search on Canon's website in my country for 'Lens error, restart camera' and nothing came up. A Google search lists hundreds of pages!

    If the repair price is too steep, my next camera will not be a Canon.



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First off, see if Canon can help you. If not, the following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

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