Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera ?

My niece maybe spilled something on the lens now

\015 My niece maybe spilled something on the lens now the lens will not go back in or will it turn on!! please help\015

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Lens cannot turn on/off,mechnisum of the lens is defective,take it to acanon service,get it serviced.when the lens is on,undue presser might have fallendue to witch lens struk up.
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My niece maybe spilled something on the lens now


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