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Fast-Action Mode/Speed Broken

I have a Canon Rebel ESO Gii 35mm. I dropped it, and now the fast action mode does not work properly. The pictures come out blurry and over-exposed.

How much would it cost to fix this, or is it even worth getting fixed for the price?

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Bonnie Aksterowicz

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