Having problems with your Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera ?
Aaaaaaaaflash not firing with fresh batteries
\015 My canon 430ex speedlite is charging, the pilot light is coming on, but the flash is not firing.\015
Top cover is not communicate with external flash you need to replace top cover and try flash it should work
If you try new batteries and that does not solve the problem then the problem is with the flash circuit. The flash draws \012most of the power because it is Xenon. If the flash isn't working, then \012the battery should last \012long and this will tell you that the flash circuit is the problem. The \012problem might be due to a cold solder or a bad component. But I'm pretty\012 sure that the flash itself is good. Fixing it would cost you around \012$100. I wish I could do some wand trick to solve the problem but there \012ain't no easy fix for this. If you have any other queries then I would \012be glad to assist you further.
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