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Lens Error Restart Camera

My camera keeps giving me this error, today. I can't get it to get past this message. I took pictures yesterday and it was fine. Also I can't get the battery cover to completely close. I have had this camera for less than 1 year. Please help.
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SOURCE: My lens cover can't open and close completely.

Try this as a last resort. This blog post outlines repair procedures for a stuck lens covers. An A400 is used as an example. But for the A620, you might want to extend your zoom all the way out before removing the camera's batteries. Also you'll be applying the ring loosening rubbing alcohol along the barrel's perimeter instead of the front as shown in the procedures.:
http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/repair-of-stuck-lens-covers.html
Good luck, and remember do this only as a very last resort. Oh, and please post how it went should you decide to try the repair.

Posted on Nov 24, 2007

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SOURCE: Canon PowerShot SD630 LENS WONT CLOSE,LENS ERROR RESTART CAMERA

I have the same problem. How do you restart the camera. I have pulled the battery and SD card, but can't get to a menu screen to restart to camera.

Posted on Apr 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Lens wont close.

did you try and take the battery out and outting them back in
might be worth a try

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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SOURCE: lens error

I have a solution posted in doc "nikon s5 s6 lens cover error repair.doc"  uploaded on site http://www.esnips.com/web/papputatiyasStuff    It will be helpfull for you. Its is a step by step solution with images.
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Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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SOURCE: The lens cover will not open and close all the way.

to open them completely simply push them with your finger. try doing so also when closing them. i have the same issue sometimes.

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