Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

HI, my EOS 350D is having trouble with the auto focus and either won't focus or if it tries to take a picture comes up with the error reading "error99" ??? :-(


Answers :

1. Turn off the camera.
\015\0122. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.
\015\0123. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes.
\015\0124. Insert a fully charged battery, and turn on the camera.
\015\0125. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
\015\012Does the \342\200\234ERR 99? message appear? If it does, then the camera should be
\015\012serviced. If it does not, then please proceed to the next set of steps:
\015\0121. Turn off the camera.
\015\0122. Insert the CF card.
\015\0123. Turn on the camera.
\015\0124. Format the CF card in the camera.
\015\0125. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
\015\012Does the \342\200\234ERR 99? message appear? If so, then the CF card is the most
\015\012likely source of the issue. Try using a different card.
\015\012If the message does not appear, please complete the following steps:
\015\0121. Turn off the camera.
\015\0122. Clean the lens contacts by gently rubbing them with a pencil eraser
\015\012or soft cloth. Be careful that you do not let any debris fall into the
\015\012camera body.
\015\0123. Reattach your lens.
\015\0124. Turn on the camera.
\015\0125. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
\015\012If the \342\200\234ERR 99? message only appears when one particular lens is
\015\012attached, then that lens should be examined by a service technician.
\015\012If you see the \342\200\234ERR 99? with a different Canon lens attached, then the
\015\012camera should be serviced.

error 99 is a catch-all code when the camera can't figure out what is \015\012the problem. One thing to try is to switch lenses. If it goes away, \015\012clean the contacts on the lens it happened with, and on the camera body.\015\012 Try again. If the problem persists, it may be the lens. If the problem \015\012keeps happening regardless of the lens used or whether you've cleaned \015\012the contacts, it may be there's a problem with the body.

The 000s in aperature value are definitely linked to lens contacts. \015\012Remove the lens.... clean the contacts... replace lense. should fix the\015\012 error.

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