Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera ?

Digital camera lens makes noise when extruding


\015 My Canon Powershot Digital Elph SD600 lens makes a slight buzzing noise when it's extruding from the body of the camera. Otherwise it works fine. Should I be worried? Is this worth taking in for repair? (It's out of warranty so I'd rather not take it in if I don't have to.)\015

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Manually rotating sensor rotor inside camera and cleaning gear fixed the Canon "lens error" for me.  \015\012
I placed instructions with photo's here: http://www.avh.dds.nl/Fix-Canon-SD600-Lens-Error/
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