Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera ?

Cannon A70 lens stuck in middle causing it to keep powering off

\015 Weird the camera lens is stuck halfway and everytime I power it on it shuts me down giving me a code on the screen "E18"\015\012\015\012is this fixable?\015

Answers :

The E18 error is 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.
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\015\012Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for about 50% of 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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