Having problems with your Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera ?

Err99 and busy flash

\015 Camera works fine if flash is not needed. Try to use the flash right away get few strobe flashes and the busy flash sign pops up goes away try again same result eventually the dreaded err 99 message comes up. I have tried power off/on re-installing battery, and cleaning lens contacts. Nothing works just wondering if i now have a camera paperweight.\015

Answers :

Per the problem description, it seems the flash circuitry has a malfunction.
In order to perform a correct diagnostics and repair of it, it is necessary to open such camera and perform it by a qualified camera repair technician.

If it's under warranty, I do recommend you to send it back to make valid the warranty.

If not, then you have the options of pay for its repair, or do it yourself if you are willing tgo open it and perform some basic diagnostics of the failure. You will need tools to do it, which includes the usage of a soldering iron.

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