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I have a Canon S400 digital elf. Suddenly, the lens doesn' open....after recharging battery. I get a beep followed by buzzing....and the screen says 'E18'? Can you help. Thank you Mickey Chasse

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This is a very common problem with several digital cameras the buzz sound it the motor being obstructed. and it is giving you a lens error some times you can tape the camera on its side gently while turning it on and free the jam some times not. if not you need the camera serviced. I repair these all the time because of this problem. Cost for repair are normally 65.00 plus 10.00 labor and 8.00 for shipping the camera back let me know if I can help you any further on this issue.

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