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

My Canon Rebel xs has no display and says busy in the view finder. The focus and flash still work. Can you please tell me what could be the problem. I have taken out the battery and card and it does not change anything. Melissa Kennon


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Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon Digital Rebel / EOS-300D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm and EF 75-300mm Lenses

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