Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera ?

Lens barrel is stuck in the out position on my Canon Powershot SD1100 IS. Error message reads: "Lens error, restart camera". To my knowledge the camera has not been dropped and the barrel seems to be properly aligned. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks


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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 troubleshooting steps that you can try that may (or may not) correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty (or repair cost approaches that of the camera), they're worth that try. Some of the later steps do involve some risk to the camera, so carefully weigh your options before deciding to conduct them:\015\012
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