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Canon A710 left outside in freezing temps

My Canon A710 was left outside overnight in the yard in below freezing temps. When I turn it on it starts to boot up showing the Canon brand on the screen, the lens starts to go out and then it shuts itself off. I have tried new batteries and have let it dry/warm up for about 6 hours. No luck. Any suggestions?

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  • Newlywed Mar 17, 2008

    I'm having a similar problem, except my camera wasn't left anywhere where the temperature was extreme! I can switch on the camera in playback mode, but as soon as I switch to shooting mode it turns off, without even retracting the lens. I have tried several of the solutions mentioned on http://camerarepair.blogspot.com but to no avail (replacing batteries, removing sd card etc). I will try some of the other more basic ones, but if not I guess I will find out how much Canon will charge to repair it.....



    Typical that this happened on the first day of my honeymoon :((

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Try some of the less severe repair options for a lens error:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Posted on Dec 26, 2007

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