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How to get sand out of lens

Was at the beach and got sand in the lens when a wave hit my wife. It is the Canon SX170 IS. The camera works fine but has spots in all pictures because of the sand.

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Hey Ron, check out this video, it'll help you with your issue. The guy may be talking about a jammed camera, but later on he shows a technique on how to get the sand out.

-Let me know how it goes.

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It. Won't let me open the lens and says lends errors

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