Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

Error code 99 has developed on my 20D camera, only this time the mirror keeps rapidly firing, and removing the battery and reinstalling it has no effect,removing and replacing the Canon lens and CF card even sets off the mirror albeit in single stroke movements, its like the camera is live all the time, is it terminal?, please anyone!, thanks, ron.


Answers :

Error 99 also covers mechanical failure of the shutter andprimary/secondary mirror ***'y. I have seen the dreaded err99 when thesecondary mirror wouldn't get out of the way.

This happened at about 6000 clicks. Moving the secondary mirror with my finger fixed the problem. I am now at 8500 clicks

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Err 99
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\015\012Remove and re-install the battery
\015\012this may occur if you use a non-canon lens and the camera or lens does not operate properly.
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\015\012You said you have done the recommendation already and it has no effect.
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\015\012It would indicate that there is a fault in your camera if the lens is operateing correctly.
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\015\012You can contact www.advancecamera.com/repair for a free repair estimate. I can't say for sure what the fault may be.
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\015\012Got warranty?
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