Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

When using autofocus camera refuses to shoot & often shows as if the battery suddenly went dead. Shift to manual focus all is ok.



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You coud be experiencing a power or lens issue, either of which could cause this. The following web bogs talk about things you can try to fix it:
http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
and:
http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/simple-fix-for-dead-cameras-that-wont.html
They say about 50% of the time, a camera can be fixed trying the suggestions.
This sounds like perhaps a stuck gear issue within the lens assemby, but it could also be slightly oxidized battery contacts inside the camera. Make sure they're clean (use a qtip and acohol, or a pencil eraser).
If The camera needs servicing, get an estimate first, since it can be expensive, and often it's just better to buy a new one.
Good luck, and hope this helps.
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