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Cassette won't install

For some reason when you put a cassette in to use the door closes but it won't go down into the camera and after 2 seconds it opens back up and it won't work.

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I have the same problem. Contacted Canon and they admit that it is a common problem, but will not admit it is their fault. They try to blame it on inferior cassettes, which I have never used. They are happy to fix it for about $400. Canon is absolutely useless on this issue.

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