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Canon Ixus 500 camera - Still E18 after dis and re -assembly

\015 Hello \015\012I have a Canon Ixus 500 camera. Like a lot of people, I just got the E18 error, and the zoom stayed blocked and opened half the way. After trying the "external" and quick solutions, I dismounted and mounted it again to set the zoom and the lens in the initial postion (=camero off). \015\012\015\012But it's still not working : the camera makes a noise as if trying to move the lens, but without success. And the result is still E18 , so frustrating ! \015\012\015\012I guess that there could be 2 root causes : either I made a mistake when mounting the lens block again (although apparently there were not several possibilies), or something like an error memory should be reseted. Do you have an idea about that rootcause ? And above all, do you know how to solve it?Thanks a lot !\015

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I sure hope this will help out. having this repaired without the tools and software that canon uses to eliminate e18 will be hard.

Yes you are right its the lens mounting problem.that has to be resetted by removing and refitting.a technician help may be useful.as it needs sheer allighnment,.\015\012thanks.
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