Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?

Cannon SD600 I spilled water on my camera and now it does not even turn on. Is there any way to fix it??? Is ther any hope? Thanks.


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Dear jodyp:
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\015\012Unless you're competent at digital camera repair and can do repairs with parts that come with no instruction or technical support, then it is probably better that you send your camera in for repair at Canon's Factory Service Center (FSC).
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\015\012I know that repairs for these camera can run high in relation to the cost of the camera, but the FSC usually has repair costs that are substantially lower that other Authorized Repair Centers.
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\015\012In addition you may qualify to take advantage of Canon's Customer Loyalty Program wherein you can get a higher level refurbished camera for a similar price as the repair would cost.
\015\012And since these camera's come with a 6 month replacement warranty, if your camera is currently out-of -warranty, it is often a good deal as you will end up with at least 6 more months of coverage - Plus an upgraded camera model :-)
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\015\012So give them a call at 1-800-828-4040 and see what your options are. And also keep in mind when comparing choices that Canon now has 3 or 4 new camera models available for under $150!
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\015\012Hope this helps.
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\015\012Sincerely,
\015\012HeavyDLB
Goto www.digitalcamrepair.com for help their is a self diagnosis page.
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