Having problems with your Canon EOS-20D Body only Digital Camera ?

Needs cleaning and adjusting, esp. auto-focus which is eratic

\015 Significant travel/use over past few years tells me it needs professional service, cleaning and adjusting; especially, the Auto-Focus which is erratic and often unable to perform.\015

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Needs cleaning and adjusting, esp. auto-focus which is eratic


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