Having problems with your Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera ?

Canon g9 Camera was dropped. Now lens will open but not extend and motor to move lens makes a grinding noise. Is this repairable?


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Yes it is the lens is exspencive but it canbe replaced. cost on the lens is about 150.00 for parts and labor. could be more or less at other digital camera repair shops.
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