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Replacement screws need replacement screws for bottom plate where the camera strap fastens to

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  • Annmichelle Dumais
    Annmichelle Dumais Mar 13, 2014

    I have the same problem, just called Canon and they gave me the parts department phone number which is 866-481-2569, the guy at talke to in Tech Support said they probably would be able to give me the screws free

  • Annmichelle Dumais
    Annmichelle Dumais Mar 13, 2014

    Sorry about the typing mistake, what I was supposed to say was "the guy I talked to in Technical Support"

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FYI I just called Canon (1-800-828-4040) about the screws.
They are sending 2 screws out to me free of charge "as a one time courtesy."
Perhaps they got lots of complaints.
Thanks for your help
Mitchell

Posted on Aug 17, 2010

  • CRF_ Mar 15, 2011

    Free for me as well. I was given a direct phone number for Canon parts - 866-481-2569

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Those screws always fall out, you can get replacements easily online and make sure you put a little "Locktite" on them to hold them in so they don't fall out again.

If you do a Google search for "Canon SD790 screws" you will see a listing at about the #9 position where you can buy them for about $6 for the pair including shipping.

Hope this helps!

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Affordable Digital Camera Repair

Posted on Jul 01, 2010

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    Thomas D. Sep 18, 2010

    *We are actually in about the #5 position for 'Canon SD790 screws' or #1 for 'Canon SD790 handstrap screws'

    Thomas

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    Thomas D. Nov 05, 2010

    We are now #1 on Google for "Canon SD790 screws" !!

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