Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital Camera ?

Hi i had an e18 error appear and the lens was stuck. the lens is now going in and out but the focus is compleatley shot every thing is blured any ideas?? thanks


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Hi,

"E18" indicates an error that involves the lens unit or lens cover in your camera .This error appears where the lens is prevented from properly extending or retracting .The error may also be displayed if the lens camera has been subjected to an external shock, or if a foreign substance (i.e. liquid, sand, dirt) enters the camera.Hold the camera so that your fingers do not touch the lens unit when you are shooting. Make sure the camera is off before the camera is placed back in the case. Exercise caution to ensure that the camera does not accidentally power on while the camera is stored inside the case.If you cannot clear the error code by turning the camera off and then on again, or if the error code is displayed frequently, a camera malfunction may have occurred and might require service from canon. Or else try pressing the power button on and held it down while extending the zoom lens. The lens will extend out and the camera will be freed from the error.

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The following things can happen showing symptoms of the E18 error. the Canon Powershot camera lens gets stuck when trying to extend or retract, many times when the lens is way out, or when the lens is retracting. The camera will sometimes beep 3 times, and then the display LCD will show in white E18. Lens is stuck in an extended position and will not move.
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