Having problems with your Canon IXUS V2 Digital Camera ?

My canon camers is suffering from the E18 error

\015 My camera was dropped into a creek. we were able to get it back and rescue the memory card we suspect that sand is stuck into the lense causing it to stick it has the E18 ...any help?\015

Answers :

\012Hello there,\012
\012The E18 error is related to the LENS not able to retract fully. If it is still under warranty, I would advise you bring it to the nearest service center. This is to avoid further damages. Otherwise, you can try a few things below.\012
\012There are a couple of things you can do. \012
\0121. Turn it on and then off. Spray canned air around the lens.\012
\012If trick 1 will not work out, try this.\012
\0122. Make sure the battery is fully charged. Turn on the camera and then give it a couple of firm whacks on the side. Make sure nothing is blocking the lens and wait for it to fully retract. \012
\012Let me know how it goes.
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