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My cannon rebel eos DS6041 displays error 99 when

\015 My cannon rebel eos DS6041 displays error 99 when shooting with my wide angle lense. It does not do it with my other lense. Any suggestions?\015

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'Error 99' indicates some problem with\015\012the AF contacts. This is a common error in Canon lenses. It could\015\012indicate a very simple problem like dirty contacts or a much serious\015\012one like the breakage of USM cable.
As a first step, you can try\015\012cleaning the lens and body contacts (the metal contacts between the\015\012lens and body) using a pencil eraser. Be careful to hold the body\015\012facing down so that no dust falls inside. After cleaning both the\015\012lens and the body contacts, re-attach the lens and try shooting. If\015\012the AF does not work still, you need to take the lens to an\015\012authorized service center.
Cleaning contacts did the trick.
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