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The flash on my Canon S5 IS has stopped working, is there a way of repairing it? Thank you.

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Contact Canon Directly. They will have you send it in and they will look at it. if it is less than a year old and no signs of abuse they should fix it free of charge.
It will also be quicker working with them directly instead of trying to go through a repair center..

Thanks.

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SOURCE: How to power up a Minolta Program 3500 xi flash through a Canon S5 IS?

Im sure that model of Flash. Does the minolta flash fit the hot shoe of the Canon?
If it does then I would first try seting the flash to manual mode and adjusting that.
Let me know if the Flash does not fit and I will try to help you from there.
Take Care,
Caleb

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Needs repair, You will need to take it to Canon repair center. Google and find the nearest service centre.
It seems like your flash has really pooped!

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SOURCE: I have a Canon S5 IS. When I try to use the

This tip may help Build in flash not working, or you need to replace the flash unit.

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