Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?

Jammed lens on Powershot A520

\015 Camera turns on but lens will not come out\015

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Did u try hard resetting?
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I have an A520 Powershot..I dropped it and jammed the lens..now the lens won't retrack back in.


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I have a canon powershot A520 that is not working. the camera will turn on and the screen comes on for a little bit, but the zoom lens will not come out and it will beep a few times and then the screen goes dark.


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