Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera ?

When I turn the camera on, it flashes E18 on the screen, makes a grinding noise and the the lens retracts


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Has the camera been dropped or bumped hard?
The lens sounds like it has been knocked out of line. Had a old Kodak with the same problem. Might want to start looking for a new camera. Cheaper than repair probably.
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