Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S50 Digital Camera ?

Canon sliding lens cover door

\015 Need shaft with two pinions.Need service manual info for,powershot shot s50 sliding lens cover door replacement,mechanical parts.Electronic parts\302\240and diagrams.I have disected to by pass power switch,was working for a\302\240 while but now im getting nutskins would appreciate it if some one has this info thanks so very much.\015

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I have been having the same problem. Once opened, the sliding\015\012door will not close and the lens won't retract. But I have found\015\012that if you plug the camera into a computer via a USB, the lens then\015\012retracts enabling you to close the lens cover.
\015\012I'm still trying to find a way to fix this problem, since this is a great camers and still takes fantastic pictures.
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