Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

Purple lines and a black screen when camera turned on?


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Your camera is giving you the classic symptoms that indicate the image sensor has failed, the only fix is to replace the sensor and it's not cost effective unless the camera is under warranty.

Note that some models were fitted with sensors which failed prematurely, if this is the case then your camera may be subject a "soft" recall whereby owners who complain are offered a free repair, even if the original warranty has expired. All you do is pay for shipping.

As you haven't stated your exact model of Canon then I cannot advise you whether your sensor has failed prematurely, but it's expected to last for a minimum of five years on most Canon models.
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