Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A410 Digital Camera ?

Camera gives E18 error!!!

\015 My camera is Canon A410, 3 years old and in mint condition. There is not a single scratch on it. Recently when I tried turning on the camera after a gap of about 3 months.It does not turn on...Gives E18 error and there is a visible gap between the lens and the body. I tried every trick mentioned on this site but wont respond. Camera lens moves back and forth a number of times and simply switches off. Service in India is expensive for this old camera. What should I do???\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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