Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?

Canon 40d-pressing the shutter seems to short out the camera.

\015 With a fully charged battery pressing the shutter release takes no photo and disconnects all power. To remove and reinstall the battery restores power but same thing happens if I try again.I've tried wiping the contact with no joy. How have others posting this problem solved it?\015

Answers :

I recommend that you remove both batteries for ten minutes to get a full reset. you spoke of the main battery. When you open the battery compartment, look at the lower right toward the camera with the LCD facing you.
It is a little hard to see, but will say CR2016 3V. Stick your fingernail under the lip and just pull it out.
As I said I left both batteries out for about 10 minutes.
You will have to re-set the date and time after your done.
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