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When I turn on my camera, it says 'Lens error. Please restart.' and then the lens makes a funny noise and turns off

I checked the lens for sand, and didn't see any (but I could have missed it). I opened it up (took off the silver/black cover), and then cleaned it, to remove the dust that had built up. Then I put it all back together, but still, it didn't work.
Any suggestions? :-)
Thanks tons!!!

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  • jellybelly57 Sep 07, 2008

    no, its not turning on. well, it turns on to say lens error but then makes that noise and shuts off

  • Sri Raghu
    Sri Raghu May 11, 2010

    Wats the question?

    is the camera not turning ON?

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Hi

What you are seeing is a generic stuck lens error message and obviously you didn't cause it as you said it was already happening before you tried to clean the camera and get it working again.

Your lens needs to be cleaned, repaired or replaced by someone experienced with digital camera repair. There are online places that will do it for a decent price and there are others that overcharge by way too much.

I know, because I own one that charges a reasonable price to do the repair... only about $70 total! (Google 'darntoothysam')
Just let us know if we can help.

Also.... you can also buy a defective camera online and use the parts to fix one from the two yourself if you don't mind getting in there and messing around with the parts.

Good luck from Darntoothysam com

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The lens is just stuck and its not letting u do anything.i tihnk this happened while you tried to clean up the mess.You can just take it to any camera doc and they can fix the lens and then the camera will work fine.....

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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