Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I believe I got salt water spray on my camera this past summer and now it is having various problems that come and go. Foremost is most pictures are washed out of color and there is horizontal lines in the pictures. Sometimes shutter doesn't open or close. Flash won't pop up. Running slow. Is this worth repairing or should I buy a new camera?


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Salt water is corrosive over time and the damage is ongoing. Unless this is a very expensive camera, it probably isn't worth repairing.
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