Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?

E18 ERROR - LENS ON MY CAMERA DOES NOT CLOSE

\015 The lens on my Canon digital camera will not close... i am unable to take a pciture and do not know the reason for this....when the camera is put on i am able to see my old pictures but when i click to take a new picture the screen is blank..i dont know what to do...please help...i have the canon power shot sd 500 camera and the problem that appears is the E18...... please help meSame problem - gray screen, error message of E18 in bottom left corner. Unable to take pictures and lens will not retract.\015

Answers :

Hi

What you are seeing with the E:18 error message is a generic message that means there is\015\012some sort of problem with the lens, it could happen in many different\015\012ways such as sand or dirt in the lens gears.

A couple solutions would be to either buy a defective camera online and\015\012make one good camera from the two if you can do that sort of thing\015\012yourself, or secondly have it repaired by somebody.

Don't bother\015\012trying to send the camera to Canon if it is out or warranty (though you can call them and verify\015\012what I'm about to say) because they will want $150+ to do the repair\015\012for you. Parts are not cheap to buy from them.

I know of\015\012one very affordable digital camera repair business... because I own it.\015\012The name is Darntoothysam, feel free to check us out, we are on that\015\012big auction website also (I don't plug their name for free), our seller\015\012ID is 'darntoothysam'. If you Google "darntoothysam" you will find us.

We\015\012have your repair listed as a package in our store for about $70. This\015\012covers a new lens, and return shipping of your camera! We even give a\015\01245 day warranty on parts and labor. If you think you can use us then\015\012please check us out, even if you need to ask more questions then please\015\012feel free to contact me.

Hope this helps,

Thomas
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