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Can you fix the zoom toggle on my Canon Vixia HF10? It's the "automatic zoom problem"

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Yes. The zoom rocker switch problem can be fixed and can usually be repaired fairly inexpensively. However, it's not a user serviceable problem and will need to be repaired by a qualified service technician.


My name is Rick and I'm a professional repair technician with over 20 years in the business and have repaired many of these. I'm semi retired and work from home with little overhead so I can keep repair costs low. If you decide to have the camera repaired, please click HERE for a directory listing that suits your needs.


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Posted on Nov 08, 2010

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