Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A410 Digital Camera ?

E18 Error message on my Cannon PowerShot A410

\015 Happened in the cold, while taking short videos. Was working fine, now blank screen, lens won't open, just says E18. I see others have this problem too. Let me know what that code means! THanks!K\015

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Lens errors (E18 errors on Canons) 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 ...
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\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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\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
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