Having problems with your Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3 Digital Camera ?

Stuck record button

\015 After using my canon t3i's at the beach to record some skimboarding, the record button has gotten stuck in the down position, and I cannot record. I believe some sand has gotten wedged in there, and I cannot get the button unstuck to record video.\015

Answers :

You can find plenty of YouTube videos about taking cameras apart, if you want to clean out the button area yourself.
Here are links to some

Meanwhile, you would probably do well to send it to a Canon service center or a reputable camera shop for cleaning by people with experience in taking it apart and putting it back together.
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