Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera ?

Canon A560 command dial skips auto scene mode

\015 When ever i shift scene mode from manual to auto it turns to portrait mode\015

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I had the same problem with my A560.If you are handy you can repair it yourself.Remove the seven screws from the camera.Note the hidden longer screw behind the battery door.gently remove the front cover first then the rear.note the place where the screw was behind the door has a slight overlap and will need to be pulled away to clear the corner (watch for the lens o-ring seal).The selector wheel has become misaligned between the contacts.unplug the ribbon for the wheel on camera end.(use a pin in the hole of the ribbon to push it back in later).Unclip it from the housing nearest the top.note alignment of contacts on the pad.I had to bend my contacts very slightly towards the outside on one and in on the other and its works a1 again.The rubber cover for usb plug is easiest to install on the camera body first then put that end back in the housing first.make sure it is properly seated before putting the screws back in.Best of Luck and Happy New Years!\015\012 \015\012 \015\012
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