Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?

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Unfortunately, I work at Wal-Mart on the side.

This problem can't be fixed. The problem with a lot of shutters and zoom lenses is that the zoom motors are really tiny and the shutters are more flimsy than a spring in some pens.

If the camera is under warranty and you can send it in for repair, do so by contacting the manufacturer.

Otherwise, there is nothing you can do.
Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...
\015\012Here are some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 50% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

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Thecamera lense wont goback in and the in andthe shutterwontclose

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