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

The flash on my Canon EOS 400D won't work

\015 When I try to take a flash photo I hear a repeated click followed by an 05 error code saying 'the built-in flash's auto pop-up was obstructed.' As as I can see, nothing is obstructing it.\015\012\015\012Anna\015

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Can you pull it up manually, Be careful when doing this but try opening it manually, it is possible that the catch for the flash is just stuck temporarily.
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