Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera ?

Was shooting with Canon PowerShot S3 IS and the lens won't retract,screen says lens error,restart camera. I have restarted camera, changed batteries etc... still nothing. You can hear a clicking sound like something should be happening, but it won't retract.


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According to what you were doing there is a possiblity that its jus sand or someting that got caught in the lens. please take it to the neariest repair shop to get it cleaned/ checked.
The lens mechanism had probably got some dust, sand or grit jamming it and stopping it from retracting. Sadly the lens will be difficult to repair yourself as it needs to be completly stripped from the camera. Find a good repair shop and get a quote locally.
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