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Canon 350D will not power on after being caught in the rain...

Ok, so my 350D was caught in a pretty severe rainstorm about a month ago. I realized it pretty quickly, got to a dry location, dis-assembled most of the camera and let it all dry. After a few hours, I put it back together, and it worked perfectly fine, no noticeable problems whatsoever. I have a 40D as a primary body, so my 350D doesn't get a lot of use. The other day I grabbed it to take with me to a shoot and when I was getting my gear together I decided to test it. It now won't turn on at all. I tried fully charging the battery and removing and replacing the small button-cell battery as well. I have tried it with the card in and out, and just about every other thing I could think of. I am at my wits end. Nothing is working. Do you guys have any thoughts?

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I work on these for canon illinois and any water that gets inside will cause it to short and not work if its water damage we dont repair those we scrap them you should send it to a qualified canon repair facility. canon virginia repairs slr they are good check them out.

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Try a different battery, the water might of damaged it completly

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