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Bad photo sensor

Occasionally, my images will have a upright rectangular area that is slightly washed out in the middle of the picture. (I assumed a bad photo sensor) I sent my camera back to the dealer, and they sent it back after they said it was fixed. Only they had jammed the battery cover shut so I couldn't open it. Also they had chipped off a piece of the cover, probably trying to close it. We sent it back again. Then they sent it back, saying they had repaired the problem. After a few weeks, I was starting to occasionally have the same problem with the photo sensor again. Can this be fixed?

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Canon will repair that problem for free. I'm assuming you mean Canon when you say "Dealer". If not, hope you were not paying money for those previous repairs. Recommend not letting anyone but Canon touch that camera. Please see the following:

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=320&modelid=15658&keycode=2112&id=39151

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