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Not taking clear photos

When the lens comes out or goes back in it makes a noise. the camera will not focus clearly. the screen is very blury.

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I am having a similair problem I contacted Canon and they said it could be a sensor problem and they will look at it for free and if it is the sensor they will fix it for free they are even sending me shipping label. My camera is out of warranty by a few years.

I called 1-800-828-4040 and spoke with repairs. Good Luck

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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