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Canon A95 will not always work, camera makes a whirring noice, shutter will not work, comes up with "E18" (i think) on screen. SOMETIMES, tho, it will work, !!!!!

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The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try if the camera's no longer under warranty:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Posted on May 28, 2008

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http://www.e18error.com/repair.html

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