Having problems with your Canon Digital Rebel / EOS-300D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm and EF 75-300mm Lenses ?

Flash does not pop up all the way for Canon Digital Rebel

\015 When taking picture in low light, you can hear the "click" sound when the latches opened and the flash would pop up slightly but not all the way. Consequently, this gives me the Err message. I would have to manually open the flash all the way up, turn off/on again in order to take picture. Does it have anything to do with the spring at the botton of the flash?\015

Answers :

If not the spring it's dirt of some kind. Get a can of spray electronic cleaner. Open the flash and exercise the flash at the same time you spray. Take out the battery first.
Sounds like the spring mechanism has failed. It is sprung open and then latched down, so unlatching it will open the spring and force it back up.
\015\012You can download the service manual here (scroll to bottom of page and wait for the download countdown). It contains a full parts catalog, full service manual, and lots of technical info.
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