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Lens error, restart camara issue in SD900

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we bought Canon Powershot SD900 camara recently. It got fell down accidently results zoom lense is not moving inside, when we poweroff the camara. When i power on it is saying "Lens error, resart camara ". Can please suggest me on this.

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  • cjun Feb 29, 2008

    I bought a Nikon Coolpix S200 three months ago. "Lens Error" appears everytime the power is on. Can't figure out why??? HELP!!

  • tcarrier May 10, 2008

    I have the same problem but I have not damaged my camera in any way. The lens just stopped retracting and the camera says "lens error restart camera."

  • Anonymous May 23, 2008

    it fell and the zoom thing whont go in

  • Anonymous Jul 05, 2008

    i drop my camar and it said lens error and a hughe number come up then automacttialy trun off bye itsealf...

  • sfmmvet Jul 12, 2008

    I have the same problem. I dropped the camera by accident and now it says lens error restart and will not work

  • moorthyr Dec 21, 2008

    same thing... SD500 lens won't retract.


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Well **** that doesnt sound complicated or anything.

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

The lens is crossthreaded, You have to take the camera apart from the back first, rear cover then front cover, Then LCD, then power board, Remove flex from lens to connector, Remove lens, disasembled lens, retime zoom barrel assy, (or replace lens assy), To put back together rev order.

Posted on Mar 02, 2008

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