Having problems with your Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera ?

My camera was left on and died. Is there anything I can do to fix it myself or do I have to send it off to get it repaired?


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Very often on the G9's, they get the problem of the loose screws inside the camera leaving it with no power from the short. Unless you are very skilled, I would leave it to a shop so it can get fixed right.
If you go to: www.camerasandparts.com they just specialize in the Canon Powershot cameras and they are completely familiar with this problem. They actually have this issue right there on there site under their service packages. They charge $89 for everything, you get the parts, labor and return shipping all included with them. The neat thing is they automatically include the internal no power correction to any G9 they repair and the other nice thing is they also include all of the service for the camera at the same time.
If you need help with a Canon Powershot, they're the place. They do wonderful work on these models.
Try the site www.camerasandparts.com they are really good for canons
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