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The built-in flash on the Canon Rebel XTI won't flash.

\015 The built-in flash on my Canon Rebel XTI won't flash. No matter what settings I use the flash won't flash. It worked fine. I had it cleaned and after that it wouldn't work. Could there be something that got turned off and not back on?\015

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I am having the same problom try this i just found this ... http://www.fixya.com/support/t1021194-flash_not_working
Does the flash pop up when you try to take a picture in low light in the Green Box Mode? If the flash does not pop up the problem may just be that something sticky is keeping it down. If it pops up but does not fire, the problem is usually either a bad flash tube or the wiring to the flash has broken where the flash head pivots up and down.
When the flash is fully charged the capacitor retains a voltage of over 300 volts even when the camera is turned off and the battery is removed. I've seen several cameras where the owner tried to repair the flash and ended up burning out the entire Main PC Board.
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