Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

The picture is just a few scant vertical lines . The picture went redish and was loosing clarity then not much at all Its a cannon A85 .and is abouit 5 years old .

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.
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The picture is just a few scant vertical lines . The picture went redish and was loosing clarity then not much at all Its a cannon A85 .and is abouit 5 years old .

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