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CannonIXUS700 My camera zoom will not go back, no error messages. I f I turn it on nothing happens.

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  • Judith16 Jun 08, 2008

    The first problem we had was that the lens would not come out. Then it would. Now the lens will not return back flat. If I switch in on it tells me there is a lens problem and to retart the camera. It then switches itself off.

    This camera was only bought in March of this year.

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Somehow the lens has been twisted, or hit from the side so it's dented or off center. We turned ours in for repair. It doesn't take a lot to get them off center.

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