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Camera stopped working, lense partially extended

I have a Powershot S60. The camera simply stopped working the lat time I used it. The lens is mostly extended, but there is no display o the LCD screen or any other sign of life. I've swapped the battery out with one that s fully charged but no luck. Any ideas?? Thanks, Bob

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Switch on - lens extends - screen comes up is the normal. Partial extension of lens and the rest does not follow. Why does the lens not complete its function? Probable cause dirt got into the slide mechanism is the simple answer. Very fine mechanism- would not try anything your self. Have you a service facility of watch repair shop near you. Or try the makers web site - they may offer a swap out facility for a modest fee.

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