Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera ?

Hi. When I power up my Canon A75 to take a picture, the screen is purple, not black. Is this also a sensor problem? Also when the camera is turned on or off, the lens retraction or extension mechanism makes an odd noise in addition to the normal sound. As far as I know, this camera has not been dropped. Thanks for your help.


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The purple screen is also an indication of sensor failure, However, the odd noise could any of a number of things from sand/gunk in the gear mechanism, a damaged tooth on a gear, etc... But still, recommend that you contact Canon to arrange the advisory free repair (with free shipping) of the sensor. Call 1-800-OK-CANON.
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