Having problems with your Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera ?

My camera has a "lens error". It will not contract back and stays out in zoom...it beeps and gives me this message to start, but doesn't do anything.

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The problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended.

1.Remove the batteries from the camera, wait a few minutes. Put a fresh set of batteries back in (preferably rechargeable NiMH 2500mah or better) and turn the camera on. If that didn't work, try pressing and holding the Function or OK button while turning the camera on.

Remove the batteries, then remove the memory card. Then install new batteries, and turn on the camera. \015\012
\015\012Thank you !!
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