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Cleaning the lens barrels with compressed air REPAIR TECHNIQUE 7) If blowing compressed air didn't help remove sand particles from between the lenses, you can try using a piece of paper Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. Reply styleandphilosophy says: January 17, 2011 at 1:57 am worked brilliantly. Notify me of new posts via email. have a peek at these guys

Gently applied pressure in opposite direction as lens closed-and it snapped!! Cancel Camera Repair Rep: 349 4 1 Posted: 09/19/2010 Options Permalink History Lens errors are fairly common. You allowed me to save a little money and delay the inevitable for a little bit longer. Try powering it back on.2) If the lens is extended all the time and won't retarct at all, do as follow:Turn the camera off. http://www.e18error.com/

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I had to take off the small plastic collar to get a grip, but it worked!I have a 9 yr. My one comment is to be VERY CAREFUL putting it back together. Turn the camera on and see if it works. The lens gets stuck in the extended position, and refuses to move either to focus the lens or to retract when powered off.

Some people have done the same thing using a hair dryer, with the heat setting on "cold". Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - E18 by snapshot2 Forum moderator / June 13, 2006 5:34 AM PDT In reply to: I also have the E18 different problem Any advice would be appreciated. Canon Lens Error 01 We listed the repair methods in the order least likely to cause damage to your camera.

If the lens extends a little further than the previous time, again prevent the lens from retracting and repeat the cleaning process. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Canon E18 Error Matija Rijavec SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe33 Loading... Sounded great and I am trying it right now….but it isn't working. https://blog.wolffmyren.com/2008/10/23/e18-error-fixed-canon-powershot-sd450/ Reply cz says: December 16, 2008 at 8:49 am you da man.

Thanks for the info bac. Canon Powershot A4000 Lens Error Preview my answer Post my answer View Statistics: Past 24 Hours: 1 Past 7 Days: 3 Past 30 Days: 23 All Time: 12,352 22,273 Free Manuals 87,578 Solutions 6,589 Devices iFixit If you have Canon S100, you can visit the following page and see if your camera qualifies for a free repair. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - E18 error on Canon IXUS 500 (S500) by snapshot2 Forum moderator / August 6, 2005 3:41 AM PDT In reply to: E18

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Remember, the first 5 methods can not cause any harm to your camera, so go ahead and try them. Canon Lens Error Restart Camera It was exposing only one segment when "off." However, I figured it was close to dead one way or the other so I tried it while it was on and fully Canon S110 Lens Error says: March 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm Hi - Thanks for the great tutorial.

Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Canon Powershot S400 E18 Error Andrew Chan SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe5252 Loading... More about the author Saved us a lot of $$$$ Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - you've got to be kidding me! Category Howto & Style License Standard YouTube License Show more Show less Loading... Working... Canon Camera Lens Error Will Shutdown Automatically

fester Ars Scholae Palatinae Registered: May 18, 2001Posts: 1235 Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2007 3:17 pm quote:Originally posted by general:Thanks Xev. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. So finally I resort to this message board, try the rotating lens & whacking "techniques" to no avail. check my blog REPAIR TECHNIQUE 9) There is a slight variation of the previous fix.

REPAIR TECHNIQUE 1) Turn of the camera, remove the batteries, wait for a few minutes. E18 Error Bosch Washing Machine Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile We tried the repair methods listed here on Canon cameras, however, you can use our repair instructions to repair lens error on any camera, regardless of the manufacturer.

no, i did not drop it or anything.

Thanks Reply Joseph McDade says: August 30, 2010 at 12:22 pm Thanks. It worked like a charm. I googled the problem and saw your fix. How To Restart Canon Camera Now, my question is when I do this operation you have shown here-Will this E18 disappear altogether?

If the camera makes noise after this dodad stops turning, then you have a problem with the focus motor gears. Instant success! Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... http://bsdupdates.com/lens-error/powershot-s2-is-error.php I had to take the camera apart a second time because I didn't realize this.

Was this answer helpful? Xevion Moderator et Subscriptor Registered: Oct 30, 2000Posts: 18642 Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 6:50 pm quote:I have started getting the E18 error that apparently is far too common on Canon Exactly what it needed. Working...

Had tried other methods but yours worked perfectly. The position sensor is the little black dodad attached directly to the motor. Second is to make sure you line up the switch that toggels between photo mode and picture review mode before you put everything back together. D50s are a touch over $400, 350Ds are in the mid $500 range, the K100D is a similar cost (all have their plusses and minuses), and if you want the tele

Reply dean says: December 14, 2010 at 2:31 am i had a problem with my s3 1s. Does anyone know where I can find instructions on how to do this? HYNchick says: April 5, 2009 at 9:22 pm =*( [tear] Unfortunately all the instructions and other people's comments did not save my camera. The principles are the same.

You will once again hear a little "click" as it pops back in place. Take caution when applying them. They can cause more damage to your camera, however according to the feedback from our visitors, they are also the most likely to fix the lens error. Rating is available when the video has been rented.

http://canonixus80lensfix.blogspot.com/ Simon Reply Veronika says: February 8, 2009 at 4:23 pm Thanks a lot, your instructions worked perfectly with my A410 (bought in 2006 and E18 errored two weeks after purchase). pytas007 12,292 views 2:23 Tamron, Sigma & Canon 70-200 f/2.8 Portrait Lens Review: Do you need the name brand? - Duration: 23:50. I was ready to toss it.