Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?

The AF on my Canon 40D seems to be malfunctioning. It will partially work but remains slightly out of focus no matter which EF lens I use. However, the images, one transferred to the computer, remain sharp. Any suggestions? Thanks


Answers :

Remove the lens and look at the metal contacts on both the lens and the camera. If these are dirty or corroded it could be the problem.
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\015\012Here are some instructions on cleaning the contacts:
\015\012http://www.ehow.com/how_5089134_clean-camera-lens-contacts.html
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\015\012Your local camera store can also do this for you as you need to be careful not to damage the sensor or mirror in the camera.
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\015\012If this still does not help it can be a problem with the lens or the camera and you need to send it to the manufacturer or an authorized repair center.
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\015\012Hope this helps,
\015\012-Tor
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