Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera ?

I think my lense is jammed? Becasue it wont open all the way and when i turn on my camera it says restart, lense error. and i try turning it on and off and the same thing keeps happeneing.. what do i do? :/


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Mine dropped when i was doin time lapse without a tripod once, had this problem. mine had the middle ring jammed lightly out of place, i gently snapped it back, and it works fine still. seems like i had to take off the innermost silver ring to realign one of the retractable lens covers(black plastic things) good luck!
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