Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A310 Digital Camera ?

Display wont show camera view but I can view photos on it


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See this link for Canon's service notice on your model camera and others. Your symptoms appear to be a failure of the image sensor (CCD), and Canon will repair your camera at no cost regardless of warranty status. Contact Canon as described, or if not in the US, check with your regional Canon service facility.
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