Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A400 Digital Camera ?

Turns off when trying to take photos and E18 comes

\015 Turns off and beeps when trying to take photos and E18 comes up in the corner of the screen.can still reveiw photos but cannot use camera or film modes.\015

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Lens errors are fairly common. 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 ...
\015\012Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 50% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try:
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