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When you try to turn on camera you get a message saying lens error, restart camera

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It shows that the System Control Section got faulty needs to be fixed technically, i advised to take it to the nearest cannon service center for assistance.
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Posted on Dec 07, 2010

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What you are seeing is a generic stuck lens error message, turning off the camera and turning it on again will not fix the lens unfortunately.

Your lens needs to be cleaned or repaired, and if it cant be repaired it needs to be replaced. There are online places that will do it for a decent price and there are others that overcharge by way too much.

Fixya rules prevent me from giving you a link to anything off Fixya that would help you fix your camera.

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