Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

Keep loosing picture on the little screen and lines across the little screen and not taking a photo properly or not at all.


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Check out the canon CCD sensor recall page... that sounds a lot like what is going on with mine, and after talking with the Canon people (marvelous customer service, by the way!), they think so too and are going to fix it for free. Best of luck!
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Keep loosing picture on the little screen and lines across the little screen and not taking a photo properly or not at all.


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