Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?

Error 99 keeps appearing on my Canon 40D. I changed the battery and that worked for one shot and then back to error 99. Camera will now not operate. Have had it over a year and no problems until now. Could it have been because of shooting quite a lot recently in the "burst" mode? Thanks Jim R


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An error 99 on Canons indicates a lens issue, do you have a second lens you could try? If not try this solution from Richard's Notes.
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