Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera ?
The shutter is stuck and will not open.
\015 My camera is just over a year old and the manufacturer's guarantee has expired. The shutter is stuck and will not open when the camera is switched on. How can i fix it?\015
If u can open it \012its good \012see prob is not that serious\012just open the case\012spray some wd-40\012but make sureb it should not contact the lens
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