Having problems with your Canon Digital Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera with EF-S 17-85mm IS Lens ?

When I take a picture,half of the image is black.I have Rebol Eos XT, 8 megapixels.Some other times the picture will not take and I receive an "error 99". Is there something I can do, or does it need repair?


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THERE IS NOTHING EXTERNAL THAT IS CAUSING THIS PROBLEM, IT IS MOST LIKELY A FAILED IC CIRCUIT INSIDE THE CAMERA, CANON DOESN'T SELL PARTS OR TECHNICAL MATERIAL TO THE PUBLIC, U WILL NEED TO SEND IT TO AN AUTHORIZED FACTORY REPAIR STATION, CONTACT CANON WEB SITE FOR REPAIR FACILITIES IN YOUR AREA.
Error 99 on your camera indicates that there is a potential electrical problem involving the contacts of the camera. If you're not comfortable with potential repair or extensive cleaning of the machine, I would recommend calling the toll-free customer service number was noted in your user's manual for the unit.
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\015\012Here is an easy cleaning solution that may clear up the problem:
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\015\012Start by removing the lens. This will reveal the gold-colors contacts along both the camera base and where the lens connects with it. Gently clean these contacts with an unused pencil eraser. This will remove any particular that may be preventing these contacts from making a good connection and tossing you that error. As a note: when cleaning the unit, try to hold the camera in such a way that dirt will fall away from the camera and not back into the base or the lens.
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