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

Error 99 can't make a shot

\015 I turn on my canon 350D, autofocus works normally, parameters of exposure indicates correctly, but i can't make a shot because full pushing of the button goes to "error 99" on the display. Help please!\015\012\015

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This is what the canon people say to do for error 99


Read this!!!


The guy at tech support listened and then told me that the lens contacts were dirty and to get a pencil with an eraser on the end, just a regular old pencil with a red rubber eraser. Detach the lens from the camera, hold it so that the lens’ gold contacts are pointing down and lightly erase their exposed surface, cleaning them of any hand oil that might have gotten on them.

Do the same thing with the gold contacts inside the camera body. This is a bit harder but it’s doable: just hold camera so lens opening points down so no gunk falls in. Erase lightly. I used a lens cloth and dabbed at the contacts rather than blow them so as not to blow the erasings inside the camera.

I did this to each of my three lenses just to be sure. Lo and behold, it worked good luck have a nice day!!! :) :) :)
The lens\015\012contacts are dirty - get a pencil with an eraser on the end, just\015\012a regular old pencil with a red rubber eraser. Detach the lens from the\015\012camera, hold it so that the lens’ gold contacts are pointing down and\015\012lightly erase their exposed surface, cleaning them of any hand oil that\015\012might have gotten on them.\015\012Do the same thing with the gold contacts inside the camera body.\015\012This is a bit harder but it’s doable: just hold camera so lens opening\015\012points down so no gunk falls in. Erase lightly. I've used a lens cloth and\015\012dabbed at the contacts rather than blow them so as not to blow the\015\012erasings inside the camera.
\015\012Works well for me....let me know how you fair!
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