Having problems with your Kodak Easyshare C813 Digital Camera ?
Lens does not operate correctly
\015 When turned on, display shows "Lens error 18.104.22.168"on the normal start-up screen and it then shows "lens Error 22.214.171.124" on a black background then automatically shuts down. I have to say when this problem occurred I was at the beach and did get a very few grains of sand on the camera, but then I suppose it only takes one grain in the "right"(wrong) place to do the damage. I have been very satisfied with this camera up until now and will be very dissapointed if there is no solution. Could anyone tell me what the two fault codes mean along with any other advice please.\015
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