Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

When trying to take a picture, I get an error 99 on my Canon Rebel.


Answers :

To isolate the cause of the issue, it is suggested that you do the following:
\015\0121. 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\012
Does the “ERR 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\012
1. 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\012
Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If so, then the CF card is the most
\015\012likely source of the issue. Try using a different card.
\015\012
If 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\012
If the “ERR 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 “ERR 99′ with a different Canon lens attached, then the
\015\012camera should be serviced.

I hope this helps!
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