Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD500 / IXUS 700 Digital Camera ?

How to Fix the lense E18

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If you are technically compitent, then its simple. Open the camera and remove the optical assembly. furthur carefully open the lense assembly apart. Remove the motor and the gear assembly so that you can move the barrels manually. carefully check for any friction in the movement. If its moving hard, take every barrel apart, clean them with some hard brush, refit the assembly. Now check the focus motor.normally fine sand or dust get accumulated on the grease at the shaft of the focus motor. clean it check for any damage the the flex ribbion cable of the lense assembly. If you can do all this carefully then reconnect the optic unit to the main board, fit it , switch it on and you will find it working.
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