Having problems with your Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens ?

I installed a new compact flash card in my canon rebel xti and now it wont work. it says error code 99 and wont do anything else. tried to put old card back in and still wont work.


Answers :

I have the same issue...

I bought 3 new sandisk extreme 3 cards, first two worked great, but the third card had a bit of plastic covering one of the CF pin slots. My issue was that the CF card bent one of the internal pins inside the camera (13th pin, top row)

I hope this isn't your problem, sandisk was no help at all in trying to get my camera repaired due to their bad CF card...
Format the card. original canon or sandisk works fine.
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