Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera ?

Canon Ixus 75: lens stuck in extended poisition..

\015 The camera is a Canon Digital Ixus 75, 7.1 megapixel. It is just over two years old. It fell into sand on the beach, and the lens barrel began to falter a little when opened / retracted. Later, at home, it seized in the shut position altogether. I tried tapping it gently, and blew around the lens area. This seemed to work, and the lens opened. However, the lens then stuck in the open position, and has been since then. When the 'on' button is pressed, there is a slight whirring noise - but no 'chime' sound: a message appears on the LCD "lens error - restart camera". If I press the 'playback' button there is a 'chime', a whirring noise, and the same result. I have tried recharging and reinserting the battery; pushing the 'function' button along with the 'on' button; pushing the shutter button along with the 'on' button; connecting the AV cable to boost the power; tapping the camera; blowing into and around the lens area and the battery / memory card compartment; removing the memory card. I removed the case front and back, but was unable to proceed further.\015

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