Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera ?

I have a canon powershot sx100 IS the lens is

\015 I have a canon powershot sx100 IS the lens is stuck open and will not close or completely open. How do I get it to close and open correctly.\015

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Here is a site that discusses things you can try to fix this for free. They do a much better job than I could, and they let you know the risks and steps to take, in order. Try this first, you might get lucky- they say 50% of stuck lenses or lens errors can be fixed.
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
\015\012Don't worry, this is a huge problem with extendable lenses, due to their construction with small, plastic gears that are easy to break with a bump or fall, or obstruction while extending.
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