Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?

The shutter in front of lens does not automatically open, unless I flick it with my nail.


Answers :

The motor that opens the door is not very powerful.
\015\012Dirt or stickly residue can easily stop it from opening.
\015\012If it is not a major build-up you should be able to use a can of compressed air and blow it out or a damp (not wet) cloth to wipe it off.
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\015\012If the problem is deeper in the camera then you will have to have it professionally serviced. You should be able to find a service center by calling Canon at 1-800-OK-CANON.
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\015\012If this helps please vote for my solution.
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