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Shutter cover opens partially in power shot A520

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i have a canon power shot A520 camera whose shutter opens slightly when power switch is pressed.i have to open it fully with my fingers every time.problem started when it was in guarantee period is purchased in U.S and i stay in INDIA..first it was occational and now i have to push the cover open can the problem solved.i have read about this problem in the review of this camera .many people had this problem? thanking you . b.s.ramana

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Re: shutter cover opens partially in power shot A520

Brother the camera gear system has got problems it seems. it happens due to misplacement of gears inside it.
even tough u can do it manually dont take risk of doing it manually untill u have full knowledge of internal parts. am from chenai. here in our service centre it costs around 1800 rupees for servicing it. so better take it to service centre.

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