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My flash won't work!!!

Sometimes when I try to take a picture with the flash, all I hear is a clicking noise. The orange light on the front shines for a moment, and then back off. But NO picture! IT takes pictures without flash, but not with! Can anyone suggest a problem or a resolution? If it's an internal problem, I may as well buy a new camera!

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Check to make sure your camera's not on the A530 recall advisory list. Maybe the flash capacitor isn't getting enough power due to the shorting described in the advisory?:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/canon-a530-a540-with-short-battery-life.html

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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