Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?

I have a eos40d.. when shooting in AF the camera wont focus nor shoot.. i have to set it to MF to be able to get pics...


Answers :

Hi,

A few things to try. (you may have done all this already.

1. Make sure your battery is fully charged.

\015\0122. Remove the lens from the camera and inspect the 9 copper contacts\015\012that are on the bottom of the inside part of the lens. Ensure there is\015\012no damage or gook on any of them.

3. Do the same on the camera\015\012body. You'll see there are 9 spring loaded contact pins. ensure there\015\012are no damged pins and all move freely in and out.

4. Mount\015\012lens on camera, turn camera on, move mode dial to auto and press\015\012shutter release button to see if it will focus now. Make sure you AF is\015\012set to S-AF. Do this in plenty of available light.

5. if\015\012your indoors and the lighting is not great. Turn the flash on by\015\012pressing the button on the top left hand side of the camera. The flash\015\012will pop-up and you should be able to press the shutter release button.

\011\011\011 \011\011\011One\015\012last thing to look at. With the lens mounted to the camera, press\015\012the MENU button and scroll down to firmware. It should be somewhere in\015\012tool list. Access the firmware. If the camera is recognizing the lens,\015\012the display should show the firmware for both the camera and the lens.\015\012If not, then........

You may want to contact manufacturing\015\012company. They should be able to give you further instructions. Failing\015\012that, they can give you an ideas as to the cost to repair.

If\015\012there is no response. you may just have a bad lens.. Many people have\015\012reported this problem and there is not much you can do about it then\015\012returning..

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

You are trying to focus to close to and object or in light that is too low.
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