Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera ?

I THINK SEA WATER HAS GOT INTO MY CAMERA AS THE FLASH KEEPS GOING OFF THE LENS KEEPS MOVING IN AND OUT ALSO THE SCREEN IS FOGGY. PLEASE COULD YOU HELP IF YOU KNOW HOW TO RECTIFY THIS PROBLEM


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I think you're on to someting, especially the foggy screen problem.
\015\012Salt water and cameras don't mix unless they are underwater cameras.
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