Having problems with your Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera ?

Electronic. Batteries charge but when placed in camera, camera drains charge after 3 or 4 shots. Does same with newer fully charged battery


Answers :

The Canon G9 has a problem where two screws in \012the top of the camera work themselves loose over time, then fall out and\012 short out the fuse on what's called the DC/DC board.

The screws laying on the DC/DC board can cause your batteries to be run down very quickly, and eventually will short out the camera when it doesn't happen right away like with your camera.

This board\012may need to be replaced, both screws need to be found within the camera \012(if both fell out), and they need to be put back in place and held in \012with 'Locktite' so they don't fall out again.

If you do a Google \012search for "g9 no power repair" you will see in the #3 position \012Darntoothysam com, where you can have this repair performed for $85 \012total! This includes the part, installation, and return shipping of the \012camera.

If you want to do the repair yourself (no instructions \012included, sorry) you may purchase the part you need for $48 including \012shipping.

Hope this helps!

Thomas Drayton
Owner, Darntoothysam com
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera

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