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Canon powershot S2 IS won't shut off or take pics. code E18 comes on screen

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Try removing the batteries and cleaning the contacts inside the battery compartment with a cotton swab "dampened" with rubbing alcohol. Also you'll want to clean the battery and charger the same way. Thank you, Dana

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The E18 error is related to the LENS not able to retract fully. If it is still under warranty, I would advise you bring it to the nearest service center. This is to avoid further damages. Otherwise, you can try a few things below.
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1. Turn it on and then off. Spray canned air around the lens.
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2. Make sure the battery is fully charged. Turn on the camera and then give it a couple of firm whacks on the side. Make sure nothing is blocking the lens and wait for it to fully retract.
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Believe it or not, there is a website that is dedicated to the error code e18 lens problem. Here they discuss the error code and solutions.

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE SITE

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