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E18 error message on the Canon A400

\015 Powers on and then I get a E18 message, I know that the camera was dropped and the lens is stuck and will not retract. Help, this camera is out of warranty and costs too much to repair by a professional. Can I repair it?\015

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Hi there,
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\015\012The solution for your problem is too much to type here. So, I'm going to give you a link that explains many problems with lenses and how you can correct issues. Please note that some of these can and might cause your camera harm, and should only be tried if you can't pay for a repair, and/or ready to junk it. But it just may help you.
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
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\015\012Good Luck,
\015\012Rob
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