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Lens won't extend

I am having a problem when I turn the on my Canon Powershot S3IS camera on. It attempts to release the lens but instead of opening it pops back and forth in the closed position and then I get a message saying "lens error,restart camera". I have done this is each shooting mode and the problem remains the same. I have as well tried changing the batteries in case it is a power probelm but to no avail.
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  • Jellybeanvn Jan 30, 2008

    Thanks! What would be the safest way to open manually without damaging the camera?

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The lens is jammed meaning you are going to have to open it yourself you should onlyhave todo that once and itshould work again

Hope This Helps - Josh

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    Josh Howard Feb 04, 2008

    Well pretty much you are probably MAYBE going to damage he camera slightly meaning the lens might not close properly every time or something else VERY minor.



    You are going to have to try to make the lens open by turning the camerfa on the you will use your hand to pull it out 'till it stops moving then turn the camera off then back on!



    Hope this helps! - Josh

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