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Flash not working

The display shows the flash with a line through it and the auto flash does not work. I have tried pushing the flash button to turn it on but nothing happens.

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You have a defective mode switch assembly which will require replacement by a camera shop. This is not a user fix.

Posted on Jan 26, 2013

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Did you try calling Canon tech support or returning to retailer if the camera is really not functioning properly this soon after purchase, I'd try returning it once all troubleshooting issues have not resolved the issue.

Hope this helps!

Posted on May 30, 2008

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In the manual on page 127:
Err 02
There is a problem with the CF card. Do one of the
following: Remove and reload the CF card, use another
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SOURCE: A75 Turn on the camera, no LCD display, It's black. The shutter is open, the batteries are new, I tried a new flash card, nothing works.

This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:
 
http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html
 
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819

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A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/300/400/430/500, IXY Digital 200a/300a/400/450/500

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