Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera ?

Image does not appear in the LCD Monitor when camera is turned on? Monitor will show a flashing streak. Once in a while an image will appear. Batteries are okay. Camera not Dropped! Frank

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager, and is a known defect for your particular model camera.. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free if you live in the US, Canada, and a select few other countries. If you live outside the US, contact Canon support for your country to see if they'll still honor the advisory (some still will, especially if you stress you knowledge that this is a known defect of the camera). They may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please see this link for more info.\015\012
\015\012Affected cameras with this problem include:\015\012A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S230, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/V3/300/400/430/500/II/IIs, IXY Digital 200a/300a/320/400/450/500/30/30a \015\012
Chances are the ribbon cable from the CCD to the main board is loose, and needs to be reset. You will have to disassemble the camera to do this, but this YouTube video will show you what needs to be done.
\015\012If you decide to have the camera serviced, get an estimate first, since the cost of repair can be steep, and it's often better just to opt to get a new one. Good luck, and hope this helps.
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