Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD300 / IXUS 40 Digital Camera ?

Lens I dropped my ixus 40 camera, and now the lens won't close. I turn it on and an error 18 comes up. The lens attempts to close back up when I switch it on but seems to be stuck... Should I send it away to be repaired? If so, can you recommend a repair shop?


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Hi Meaghan,\015\012\015\012If it was me (and this did happen to my camera as well) I would take it to a camera shop. For about $50.00 they can put the lens back on track, and clean it as well. This is a great camera, and I would not risk taking it apart myself. \015\012\015\012If you tell me what city you live in, I can also suggest a close, and reputable camera shop.\015\012\015\012Best regards,\015\012nightdiver
Tap the lens before and when turning on, it might help it jog loose.\015\012\015\012Very delicate mechanism, tiny wheels, easy to get it screwed.\015\012If you're feeling like an adventure, you can get a tutorial on how to fix it here(i'm not taking the blame if you kill it):\015\012\015\012http://www.fixya.com/problems-solutions/t102982,p293959/Canon-Digital-Cameras.aspx\015\012\015\012Good luck
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