Having problems with your Canon EOS-10D Digital Camera ?

Err 99 when I attach lens

\015 My camera works perfectly when i dont have a a lens on it, but as soon as i put on my Canon 80-200 lens, it wants to flash Err 99. WTFreak?\015

Answers :

I had the same problem with my camera and i found this guide online very helpful in most cases

1. Turn off the camera.
\015\0122. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.
\015\0123. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes.
\015\0124. Insert a fully charged battery, and turn on the camera.
\015\0125. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
\015\012Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If it does, then the camera should be
\015\012serviced. If it does not, then please proceed to the next set of steps:
\015\0121. Turn off the camera.
\015\0122. Insert the CF card.
\015\0123. Turn on the camera.
\015\0124. Format the CF card in the camera.
\015\0125. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
\015\012Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If so, then the CF card is the most
\015\012likely source of the issue. Try using a different card.
\015\012If the message does not appear, please complete the following steps:
\015\0121. Turn off the camera.
\015\0122. Clean the lens contacts by gently rubbing them with a pencil eraser
\015\012or soft cloth. Be careful that you do not let any debris fall into the
\015\012camera body.
\015\0123. Reattach your lens.
\015\0124. Turn on the camera.
\015\0125. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
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