Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera ?

Shooting mode selection problem


\015 Can no longer change the shooting mode. At all four available settings of the dial, only auto mode is available. It's a 2 year old camera, the only other setting I used was video and that no longer works.\015

Answers :

Solution #1 works on the S400, I just did it. Open the back of the camera and see the gold colored contacts on the back of the mode selector wheel. Pry them up 1/16" with a precision screwdriver, knife or similar. This will allow contact to be made between the contacts yoy just adjusted and the other set of contacts in the camera chassis.
I had a similar problem with my IXUS 500. The dial works with series of fingers that selects the shooting mode. I took the back off the camera and readjusted the fingers which fixed my problem.
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