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Lens error restart camera

My lense will not go back inside my camera and I have tried all of Canon's troubleshooting techniques without success:
-while in recording mode...remove battery and wait 5mins then re-insert
-gently tap USB cover on desk
-gently rotate large and small lense ring while camera is on

Any advice?

With thanks, Ted

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  • Anonymous Jul 31, 2008

    I am experiencing the same problem.  

  • Anonymous Sep 01, 2008

    kreutch5@yahoo.com, has also experienced the same problem. I have had very limited use of my camera over the past 2 years. It has never been dropped, left out in the heat or cold, and while transporting, etc, it is in a soft carrying case.

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Hi

A couple solutions would be to either buy a defective camera online and make one good camera from the two if you can do that sort of thing yourself, or secondly have it repaired by somebody.

Don't bother trying to send the camera to Canon if it is out or warranty (though you can call them and verify what I'm about to say) because they will want $150+ to do the repair for you. Parts are not cheap to buy from them.

I know of one very affordable digital camera repair business... because I own it. The name is Darntoothysam, feel free to check us out, we are on that big auction website also (I don't plug their name for free), our seller ID is 'darntoothysam'. If you Google "darntoothysam" you will find us.

We have your repair listed as a package in our store for about $70. This covers a new lens, and return shipping of your camera! We even give a 45 day warranty on parts and labor. If you think you can use us then please check us out, even if you need to ask more questions then please feel free to contact me.

Hope this helps,

Thomas
Darntoothysam com

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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