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Canon power shot a85 digital camera, showing error number 18


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This is listed as a Camera LENS problem.
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\015\012and can occur for one or several of the following situations
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\015\012Camera activating and lens opening while in a confined space
\015\012Extracted lens getting jarred
\015\012Low battery condition as the unit is turned on or off
\015\012Dropping of the camera
\015\012Foreign substances, such as dust, sand or dirt entering into the camera body.
\015\012General jarring of the camera
\015\012General camera malfunction
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\015\012Recommend solutions I've found are
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\015\0121. Remove the batteries and activate the power switch with the batteries out for 5 seconds, reinstall batteries and try to use camera.
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\015\0122. try connecting camera to TV / PC and see if that improves things
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\015\0123. If the lens is visibly ajar you can try manipulating it manually BUT this usually requires the attention of a professional service tech
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\015\012Hope this helps you
\015\012Dave
\015\012TRY THIS OPTIONS 1 BY 1 .ONE OF THEM WILL HELP YOU.\015\012
1)tap the camera on the usb side a few times.
\015\0122)OFF the camera remove  the CF card and  turn the camera back on. Once it powered up, the lens retracted and the camera works normally again.\015\0123)just replace the old batteries sometimes it get used quickly due to some reason.\015\0124)open the bottom and back screw, the helicoil which is locked, just  release that ….and the camera is back to normal. Do not disassemble the whole camera, just move the case below the lens slightly.and it will automatically get adjusted.\015\012
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