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Canon A720IS loose lens

Got some sticky goo on the lens barrel when it was out. While wiping it off I gripped it too hard with the cloth, ''dislodging'' the lens barrel. It's still in place, just loose!!! It wouldn't retract. After ''fiddling'' with it, rotating the lens barrel (and the sliding middle ring), it will now open and close correctly but the rectangular window is at an angle and interferes with the image coming through the lens. The printed markings on the lens are not top and bottom, as they should be) but sort of off center (''zoom'' at 4 o'clock and ''34.8mm'' at 10 o'clock.
Thoughts?!? I'd like to reseat the lens correctly if possible.

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The way its made you cannot take it apart and have it to work correctly so if you call the factory and they should help replce it or they should replace it if its in warrenty or you might have to pay a repair fee sorry hope this was helpful:)

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