Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera ?

My Camera will no longer turn on. I've swapped out recharged batteries but nothing seems to work. This a refurbished camera that canon swapped out for a s2is that was having problems with no display on lcd or thru the eye piece. This refurbished camera is only 1 year old.

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There may be something more serious wrong with the camera, but the\015\012problem you describe is frequently due to corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera. Remove the batteries and\015\012wipe the camera contacts firmly with a clean dry cloth (heavy corrosion\015\012may require cleaning with a wire brush, steel wool, or sandpaper). \015\012Remove any residue that may have fallen into the battery compartment\015\012during the cleaning, wipe both ends of the batteries with the cloth,\015\012and reinsert them into the camera. This clears the problem about 90%\015\012of the time - I hope it works for you.
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